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South Korea will pay the Winter Olympics expenses of N. Korean delegation

South Korea will be paying the expenses of the North Korean delegation during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

The costs for hosting the delegation, which amount to 2.86 billion yuan ($2.6 million dollars) will be paid through the South Korean budget.

The participation by more than 400 athletes and fans from North Korea was at first considered as controversial due to doubts on its motivations following tensions on North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.

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