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On The Fly: Handshake Between Korean Leaders Seems Like A Good Sign

On The Fly: Handshake Between Korean Leaders Seems Like A Good Sign

Under the best of circumstances, the Olympics should promote friendship and cooperation. Perhaps this is just corny sentimentality; cold wars do not end because athletes shake hands and hug during medal ceremonies. But you must admit it was quite the sight seeing officials from North and South Korea sitting side by side during the opening ceremonies as the 2018 Winter Olympics opened. The sister of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un, even shook hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and neither seemed to be posturing. North and South Korean athletes entered Olympic Stadium together waving flags showing a unified Korea, the first time that’s happened...

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