US Winter Olympics trip an “open question”

Source: BBC News [UK state media]

“It is an ‘open question’ whether or not US athletes will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea amid rising tensions with North, the US ambassador to the UN has said. Nikki Haley told Fox News that the US would take ‘every precaution’ to ensure the safety of its athletes. ‘We have to watch this closely, and it’s changing by the day,’ she said. The Games will be held in Pyeongchang, just 50 miles (80km) from the border that separates the North and South. North Korea has received global condemnation for a series of missile tests.” (12/07/17)