For the eight months since Moon Jae-in was sworn in as South Korean president, Pyongyang has blanked every proposal for talks put forward by the South.
Now, a mere eight days after Kim Jong-un said he would be willing to send a delegation of athletes, officials and a "cheering squad" to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games, the two sides have reached broad agreement on dancers and a taekwondo demonstration team travelling to the South, while it also appears likely that the North’s competitors will enter the stadium for the opening ceremony of the games on February 9, shoulder-to-shoulder with their South Korean sporting counterparts.
There is genuine delight in South Korea that the agreement…
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