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Pence does not exclude the possibility of talks with North Korea during the Olympic games
Vice-President says he does not want to exclude, in an interview with North Korean officials, while the participation in the Olympic games in South Korea.
Vice-President Mike Pence is not the place to meet with North Korea’s leader in Pyeongchang the Olympic games this month.
“Let me say that President Trump has said he believes to always talk, but I have not requested a meeting” Pence told reporters on Monday, as he traveled for his six-day trip to Asia. “But we’ll see what happens.”
Pence — who arrived in Japan on Tuesday before a meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. service members — is planned to lead also made his way to South Korea to the winter games, the U.S. delegation at the opening ceremony.
US Vice-President Mike Pence and his wife Karen wave to the arrival at Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.
(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, Pool)
The Vice President said, were not made plans for him to meet with members of the North Korean delegation, but both he and Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson have left the door open to possible interactions with Kim Jong-Un regime.
North Korea will send its nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, the North’s official visit to the South in recent memory — to the Games.
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During his Asia tour, Pence said: “We will ensure that everything that the cooperation between North and South Korea today on the Olympic team, not to the cloud-the reality of the regime, which must continue to be isolated from the world community.”
Pence is.Fred warm beer — the father of American college student Otto warm beer, who died in the year of 2017 after detainment in North Korea on the games
President Trump-daughter Ivanka, leads the U.S. delegation at the closing ceremony of the Olympic games.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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