North Korea is now making all sincerity and efforts for the successful holding of the Winter Olympics due in south Korea in line with the unanimous expectation and wish of all Koreans. But South Korea conservative media and persons, adverse to this, said some dishonest things that seriously chilling the atmosphere for the north-south reconciliation created by the great magnanimity and the initiative steps taken by the DPRK. There were some comments calling the technical issues regarding the DPRK’s participation in the Olympics a “violation of sanctions on the north”. This obviously represents the unpleasant and uneasy mind of the U.S. and the south Korean conservative forces displeased with the trend for the improvement of the north-south relations created after entering the new year.
The official media of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) today called on the international