Earlier this month, North Korea canceled its plan to send an advance team to inspect South Korean concert halls where its art troupe will perform.
The Olympics will take place in PyeongChang from 9 to 25 February 2018.
The very first performance of global performing arts troupe Art on Stage, which consists of over 110 teams from around the world, and the Korean National Ballet's "Anna Karenina" have enjoyed strong ticket sales.
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She said in a statement: "I am glad the International Olympic Committee commission has recognised me as a pure athlete, which I am, but I am sad that more than half of the national team in speed skating did not receive invitations to the Olympics, which I also do not doubt".
During a New Year's Day address, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un offered his country's participation in the Games - prompting the first inter-Korean talks in over two years. President Moon Jae-in has seen his support rate drop over his administration's response to North Korea's participation in the Games, especially after it chose to form a combined women's ice hockey team with athletes from the two Koreas for the Winter Olympics.
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He called on his supporters to continue their demonstrations despite his arrest, tweeting: "They have detained me". Protests were reported in dozens of cities, from the Pacific Coast to the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad.
The North also accused South Korean media of picking a fight over an unspecified national festival in North Korea, according to the Unification Ministry statement. Restrictions on shipments of oil and refined petroleum products to North Korea imposed by the United Nations have led the country to conserve fuel by cutting back on ground and air training exercises. "It's no help flipping on agreements like one would flip their hand", the party said.
President, Thomas Bach, encouraged today South Korean athletes to compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and wished them success in this four-year event.
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