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North And South Korea Will March Together At The 2018 Winter Olympics

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North And South Korea Will March Together At The 2018 Winter Olympics
After days of talks, North and South Korea have agreed to march together at the 2018 Winter Olympics under a unified flag.
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North and South Korean athletes will march together at the 2018 Winter Olympics under a unified flag.

South Korea announced the decision Wednesday after days of talks with its northern neighbor at the Demilitarized Zone between the countries.

This is a pretty big deal — North and South Korea haven't been on great terms for a while. But it seems like the relationship may be on the upswing. 

The last time they marched together under a unified flag for the Olympics was in 2006 in Turin, Italy.

North Korea's Kim Jong-un said during his New Year's Day speech the countries should work toward peace. He also recently reopened a key communication line to the South for the first time in almost two years.

In addition to marching under a single flag, skiers from the North and South will train together, and performers from the countries will hold a joint cultural event.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.