SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea announced today it will take part in the 2014 Asian Games competition to be held in South Korea, despite heightened tensions between the archrivals.
In a short dispatch carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, the North Korean Olympic Committee said it will participate in this year’s quadrennial, multisport competition to be hosted by Incheon, a metropolitan city just west of Seoul.
The English-language statement read the DPRK Olympic Committee officially informed the Olympic Council of Asia of the decision. And that it will soon make necessary applications according to the rules set by the Council and the organizing committee of the Games.
Source: Busan eFM News