"I never thought I would visit (the South) so suddenly and believed much would be unusual and different but I saw many things that were similar or the same", saidKim Yo Jong in a toast during Sunday's dinner, adding she hoped to meet the "friendly faces" before her later in Pyongyang.
Now, South Korea's allies must decide whether to stand back and allow Moon to pursue his policies of reconciliation, or put the screws back on to Pyongyang.
South Korean officials have said Moon was invited to Pyongyang to speak with Kim Jong Un during the talks and lunch that Moon hosted at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Saturday. Diplomatically, Kim Jon Un's move delegating his sibling to attend the Winter Olympics as part of a "charm offensive" is aimed at winning over South Korea and drawing it away from the US's sphere of influence. "We can't say right now". Other networks, including NBC and ABC, gushed about the large contingent of North Korean cheerleaders.
And with regard to North Korean media reports referring to what was called Pence's "snobby behavior", an administration official said, "This would be the first time anyone has accused Vice President Pence of being a snob".
Mattis also said he doubted that the sporting rapprochement would undermine US-South Korean ties.
The North Korean leader shows no sign of budging on his nuclear program, having conducted four nuclear tests since he took power in 2012 and nearly perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the continental U.S.
"The point is, no pressure comes off until they are actually doing something that the alliance believes represents a meaningful step toward denuclearization", Pence was quoted on Sunday as saying.
The visit included an invitation for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to travel to Pyongyang for talks.
CNN claimed that Kim Yo Jong, who is said to work in government propaganda, was "stealing the show", and The Washington Post compared her to President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump.
The Winter Games kicked off Friday amid keen attention to the participation of North Korean athletes and their high-level delegation led by the younger sister of the regime's leader, Kim Jong-un.
South Korea's main opposition party, the Liberty Korea Party, warned that any talks between the two Koreas, without the precondition of scrapping the North's nuclear programmes, would only "benefit the enemy". -South Korea military exercises during the Olympics.
Mattis said it's "too early to say" whether the situation will continue to remain cool after the Olympics.
The invitation doesn't undermine Pence's message or goal of his trip to the Olympics in any way, the official said . Moon has benefited from the rock star-like reception that Kim Jong Un's sister, Kim Yo Jong, has received here.
God bless Vice President Mike Pence for politely but firmly giving Kim Jong-un the silent equivalent of a two-word greeting. Kim then sent his sister and special envoy Kim Yo-jong to attend the opening ceremony and meet Moon.
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Modi then toured the Arafat museum, which is also part of the compound, before holding talks with Abbas. Asked directly whether Jerusalem is Israel's capital, O'Toole said, "Yes, it is", to some applause.
The charity's statement comes after the joint Korean women's ice hockey team and the pro-unification flag show. The parties have also reiterated their desire to boost cooperation and dialogue between Pyongyang and Seoul.
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