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South Korea Will Pay North Korea’s Olympics Bill

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South Korea has budgeted $2.6 million to pay for North Korea’s expenses at the Winter Olympics. The money will cover food, accommodations, transportation, and ticket prices for the 424-strong delegation.

The decision comes as allies push for more sanctions against the North. South Korea has a history of paying for North Korea to attend sporting events and, in 2018, has budgeted $895 million to increase cooperation between the two countries.

South Korea has approved spending $2.6 million to cover North Korea’s costs at the Winter Olympics.

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