PYEONGCHANG – The secretary-general of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has a brief encounter with the North Korean president Kim Yong-nam during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter games in South Korea.
“He had a short meeting with president Kim, in which he reiterated his expectation and hope is that all parties to the dialog will use to be a peaceful kernontwapening of the Korean peninsula to achieve,” said UN spokesman Farhan Haq.
Kim Yong-nam, the ceremonial head of state of North Korea, came Friday with a whole delegation to Pyeongchang. Also the sister of dictator Kim Jong-un forms a part of this. Kim Yo-jong is the first member of the North Korean ruling dynasty that a visit to the southern neighbor.