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