Expensive guests: S. Korea will foot $2.6M bill for North’s visit

February 14, 2018 3:15 am stripes.com
Expensive guests: S. Korea will foot $2.6M bill for North’s visit

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea agreed Wednesday to pay $2.6 million for North Korea’s participation in the Olympics, saying the money was well spent as a way to ease tensions and “open the door for peace on the Korean Peninsula.” The Unification Ministry said the funds will come from the government budget for inter-Korean cooperation and will cover housing and food for the cheering squad, orchestra, taekwondo athletes, journalists…

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