North and South Korea Plan To Compete As One In Tokyo Olympics

A statement issued by the two countries says they intend to compete together in other international competitions as well.
Posted at 4:56 PM, Nov 02, 2018

North and South Korea want to compete as one in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. 

That's according to a joint statement the two countries released Friday. The statement also says the two countries want to co-host the 2032 summer games. 

The Koreas competed together for the first time in the 2018 Winter Olympics, which South Korea hosted. In August, the two countries fielded combined Korean teams at the Asian Games in Indonesia.  

South Korean President Moon Jae-In has held repeated meetings with his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong Un. That includes a summit in Pyongyang in September where he made a speech calling for reunification.

Meanwhile, the White House says a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim is in the works as well