"The vice president is grateful that President Moon reaffirmed his strong commitment to the global maximum pressure campaign and for his support for continued sanctions", Pence spokeswoman Alyssa Farah said when asked about the developments.
Police were investigating the incident, but they said no arrests had been made.
US President Donald Trump has been engaged in a long-running war of words with Kim Jong Un, sparking fears the rhetorical battle could spill over into a live conflict.
"This is the first timeMike Pence has been accused of being a snob", said an aide to the vice president, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the North Korean reports. At any moment, he could have gotten up and left and sat somewhere else, and then you would have had the imagine of North sitting in the box with South Korea and Japan.
Under the current administration, Abe's adviser Isao Iijima met with Kim, the North's 90-year-old nominal head of state, in May 2013.
Moon and Kim Yong Nam, the North's ceremonial head of state, will jointly attend the unified Korean women's ice hockey team's first match later Saturday evening. North Korea has given no indication that it has halted, or even slowed, its pursuit of nuclear weapons despite outward signs of new co-operation with South Korea.
That continued state of high tension stood at odds with the optimism of International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, who cheered the joint entry of Korean athletes to the opening ceremony as "a powerful message of peace to the world".
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Across the border the event was taken as a victory, with dozens of Lebanese celebrating and waving Hezbollah's flag. The remains of a missile that landed in the southern Lebanese village of Kaoukaba on February 10.
Their white Ilyushin-62 jet - marked in Korean script "Democratic People's Republic of Korea", the North's official name, and its tailfin emblazoned with a Northern emblem - touched down at Incheon airport near Seoul.
Pence rode to the reception with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the two held a private conversation while waiting more than 10 minutes for a photo opportunity with Moon. Speaking to NBC's "Nightly News" on Thursday, the vice president continued to stress that the United States would protect itself from North Korean nuclear threats by taking whatever "action is necessary to defend our homeland". A few years later, a North Korean agent allegedly was responsible for blowing up a South Korean plane.
Talks between North and South Korean leaders have happened in the past without yielding any significant changes in North Korea's behavior.
Two impersonators, bearing striking resemblances to President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, were both booted from the Olympic Games' opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday.
On Saturday, Kim Yo Jong and other North Korean delegates will have lunch with Moon at the presidential Blue House.
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The unified Korean team marches in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. Choi and other volunteer helpers at the Games were urged to avoid the topic that another Olympics guest, U.S.
Newcastle boast the worst home record in the Premier League this season, winning just three of their 13 games at St. Rafa Benitez did well last season to take Newcastle back in the Premier League from the Championship League.
Languishing in sixth place in the Premier League , Wenger's side are however just four points behind fifth placed Tottenham . He didn't have the best of games against Liverpool but was on hand to dispatch the second penalty and earn Spurs a draw .
Moon has invited Kim and other senior North Korean officials to a luncheon at Seoul's presidential palace on Saturday. Friday's ceremony will be attended by North Korea's delegation, including its nominal head of state, Kim Yong Nam.
They discussed a wide range of issues concerning inter-Korean relations in an amicable mood, according to the Blue House. According to Pence's office, there was "no interaction" between the US vice president and the North Korean officials.
The Syrian state news agency said more than one plane was hit, describing the bombing of the base as a "new Israeli aggression ". Israeli strikes in Syria are not unusual, the BBC's Middle East correspondent Tom Bateman said.
Air raid sirens had gone off in Israel in the early hours of the morning following the UAV interception and raids. That prompted Israel to unleash a dozen retaliatory strikes on both Syrian and Iranian targets inside Syria.
The pipeline company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.42 by ($0.16). Perhaps, that suggests something about why 0.74% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
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The North Korean delegation that arrived in the South on leader Kim Jong Un's private jet also includes his sister Kim Yo Jong . Pence did say, however, that Moon shared with him details of his meeting with North Korean leaders, without elaborating.
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North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam also partook in the luncheon with Moon, CBS News' Jacqueline Alemany reports. The United States also has stepped up pressure by stressing human rights allegations against the North Korean regime.