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IOC President: NK To Participate In The Next Two Olympic Games

North Korea is slated to participate in the next two Olympic Games, after its most recent participation helped to ease tensions along the Korean peninsula.
In this photo provided by the North Korean government on Saturday, March 31, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, poses with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach for a photo during a meeting in Pyongyang, North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, made the announcement earlier Saturday following a meeting with the rogue regime’s leader in Pyongyang.
He said the talks were successful, claiming Kim is open to the cooperation.
Bach went on to say that he hopes increased involvement from the north will help spur political dialogue.
“It is the mission of the International Olympic Committee always to build bridges, and by building these bridges through sport we hope that we can make a contribution to the ongoing political talks”. -Thomas Bach, Int’l Olympic Committee President
North Korea is expected to take part in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, as well as the Beijing Winter Games, set to be held in 2022.

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