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In the midst of escalating tensions with North Korea, U.S. participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea remains an “open question”, the U.S. Ambassador said at the United Nations, Nikki Haley, Fox News.

The games are scheduled Feb. 9-25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, just 50 kilometers from the North Korean border.

“What we do is safe, we take every precaution possible to ensure that the [U.S.-athletes] safe and to know everything that is going on around you,” Haley said Wednesday on “The story with Martha MacCallum.”

“What we do is safe, we take every precaution possible to ensure that the [U.S.-athletes] safe and to know everything that happens around you.”

– Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

“So, I think this is something where the administration is and figure out the best way to ensure that you are protected.”

The United States and South Korea take part in a massive joint military exercise involving hundreds of aircraft, to North Korea, said late Wednesday that a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula is inevitable.

The rogue nation called to high-ranking U.S. officials, including the Director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo, namely its “belligerent statements” were an intention to start a war revealed, to opinions, to an unnamed Foreign Ministry spokesman.

“We don’t want to hide for a war, but not in front of him, and should charge the US, our patience, and let it rip for a nuclear war, we will certainly have to pay the USA tax, which strengthened the consequences with our powerful nuclear force that we have, consistently,” said the spokesman, according to the official Korean Central News Agency.

However, the North has issued Korea to condemn similar threats in the past, both Washington and Seoul.

When asked if she thought it would be safe for the American athletes at the games in Pyeongchang, Haley said, “it depends on what is going on at the time in the country.”

“I think these are the conversations that we have,” she added. “But what have we always said? We’re not afraid of anything. We live our lives.”

Haley said the entire international community, including Russia and China, come together to issue tougher sanctions against North Korea, which cut off 90 percent of its trade and 30 percent of its oil, in an effort to find a diplomatic solution with the government in Pyongyang.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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