December 09, 2023

South Korean border province proposes co-hosting Youth Olympics with North Korea

Provincial official sent letter and spoke on phone about idea with DPRK ambassador to China at Winter Games

Four years after it hosted the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that helped usher in a series of diplomatic meetings between the two Koreas, Gangwon Province hopes to push inter-Korean relations forward again through sport.

The South Korean province sent an official proposal to Pyongyang to co-host the 2024 Winter Youth Olympics, Kim Kyung-sung, president of the Inter-Korean Sports Association, told NK News at the Pyeongchang Peace Forum 2022