After a chaotic year of nuclear war threats and nuclear and missile tests from the North, the opening ceremony proved to be an evening of striking visual moments.
The DPRK delegation met with ROK President Moon four times during the historic three-day visit.
Joint military exercises and sanction implementation should continue as scheduled, if North Korea continues to refuse any discussion dealing with the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
The 22-member delegation of North Korean high-level officers arrived in South Korea on Friday for a three-day visit, ahead of the Opening Ceremony for the Winter Olympic Games celebration. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un throughout touted he had the capability of reaching the US with his missiles, and Trump fired back with threats of his own.
She is rumored to have even taken control of North Korea when her brother was ill, which means that at one point in time, she had her hand on the wheel of one of the world's most oppressive regimes.
Such a meeting, if it came about, would mark the first inter-Korea summit since 2007.
Vice President Mike Pence said in a newspaper interview the United States and South Korea had agreed on terms for further diplomatic engagement with North Korea, first with Seoul and then possibly leading to direct talks with Washington without pre-conditions.
In that context, the September 2005 Joint Statement that committed North Korea to complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement of its nuclear programs in return for security assurances, a peace treaty, economic development assistance and other deliverables, should be discussed, in the context of reconstituting the Six Party process that produced the Joint Statement, with the U.S. South Korea, Japan, Russia and China, the host, all participating in future discussions.
He was seen avoiding direct contact with Kim Yo-jong and other members of the North Korean delegation in PyeongChang.
"Always stay healthy. Make sure you visit Pyongyang with President Moon", Kim Yo Jong said to first lady Kim Jung-sook after the concert, according to pool notes from South Korea's Blue House.
The trip by Kim Yo Jong is the latest move in an extraordinary show of Olympic diplomacy with Seoul that could prove to be a major challenge to the Trump administration's hard-line Korea policies.
The North's delegation to the Games also includes the country's ceremonial head of state as well as hundreds of female cheerleaders. It warned against agreeing to talks before North Korea scrapped its nuclear program, saying it would only "benefit the enemy".
"It is too early to say if. using the Olympics in a way to reduce tensions, if that is going to have any traction once the Olympics are over, we can't say right now", Mattis said.