South and North Korea have agreed to use same flag at next month's Winter Olympics. Olympics will take place between 9th and 25th of February in South Korean city of PyeongChang. Many people were worried about what might happen when North Korean team attended games. Tensions between two countries have been very high recently because North Korea has tested many missiles. However, there have been high-level talks between North and the South. Both sides have decided to use "unified Korea" flag at the games. In addition, they agreed to enter joint ice hockey team. This cooperation could mean that relations between the two countries could be improving.
thaw in relations between two countries could open door for more peace talks. The Korean peninsular has been divided since 1950-53 Korean War. In past few decades, there have been many attempts at improving ties between two. The Winter Olympics could help this. The games mean the cross-border road will open for first time in two years. However, not all Koreans are happy with this news. Tens of thousands of people have signed online petitions asking President Moon Jae-in to forget about plan. South Korea's hockey coach is not happy because he said united hockey team could damage South Korea's chances of winning medal.