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International relations

North and South Korea see Olympics as occasion to move

Antagonism alternates with reconciliation on peninsula

North Korea has turned to a policy of dialogue with South Korea during the Olympics in a drive to get out of dire straits, and the South has responded. (Source photos by Koji Uema, EPA/Jiji and KCNA/Reuters) 

TOKYO -- The Japanese women's softball team beat the U.S. in the final to win gold at the Tokyo Olympics on July 27. On the same day, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to improve North-South relations, the two countries announced.

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