Advertisement

Olympic Breakthrough In Tensions Between North And South Korea05:12
Download

Play
South Korean unification Minister Cho Myoung-Gyon (right) talks with the head of the North Korean delegation Ri Son-Gwon during their meeting at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on Jan. 9, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. South and North Korea are scheduled to begin their first official face-to-face talks in two years on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2017.
(Korea Pool/Getty Images)
South Korean unification Minister Cho Myoung-Gyon (right) talks with the head of the North Korean delegation Ri Son-Gwon during their meeting at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on Jan. 9, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea. South and North Korea are scheduled to begin their first official face-to-face talks in two years on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2017. (Korea Pool/Getty Images)
This article is more than 3 years old.

North Korea has agreed to send athletes to the Winter Olympics, following talks with South Korean negotiators. North Korea has not participated in the games in eight years.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti looks at this development and other possible outcomes with NPR's Elise Hu (@elisewho), who's in Seoul.

This segment aired on January 9, 2018.

Related:

Advertisement

Advertisement