Pyeongchang, South Korea offered hope for peace as the athletes from the two Koreas marched into the stadium together during the opening ceremony of the 23rd Winter Olympics in frigid temperatures and high spirits on Friday. They marched less than 50 miles from the heavily fortified border between their nations, offering hope of a breakthrough in a tense standoff that has stirred fears of nuclear conflict.
Recent olympic games have sought to set politics aside.However, this has been unavoidable. “Many considered it an impossible dream to have an olympics of peace, in which North Korea would participate and the two Koreas would form a joint team,” South Korean President Moon Jae-In addressed.
“As a starting point, Korea is the only divided country in the world.” Mr Song declared. The two koreas marching could be a start to a new better world. It offers hope, peace, and change for the future.