Tensions in the region have been heightened after US President Donald Trump's fierce warning to rain "fire and fury" on North Korea if it kept up its threats against the US and its allies, while North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent two ballistic missiles over Japan, demonstrating increased range, and set off his sixth, most powerful nuclear test on September 3.


The Winter Games take place 30 years after Seoul hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics, a turbulent era in which a number of nations -- including North Korea -- decided to boycott the Games.


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