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Pyongyang delegation in pre-Olympic visit to South Korea

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — After keeping South Korea in suspense, an advance team of North Korean officials, including a well-known singer, arrived in the South a day later than scheduled to prepare for cultural performances during the Winter Olympics next month, South Korean officials said Sunday. The visit across the land border came hours after the International Olympic Committee approved 22 North Korean athletes to take part in the Games and confirmed that the two countries would march together during the Feb. 9 opening ceremony. The efforts to ensure that North Korea takes part in the Games are part of moves to lessen tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

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