South Korean Prime Minister to Meet North Korean Delegation for Lunch on Sunday

© REUTERS / YonhapKim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is escorted by South Korean security guards at the Incheon International Airport, in Incheon, South Korea February 9, 2018
Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, is escorted by South Korean security guards at the Incheon International Airport, in Incheon, South Korea February 9, 2018 - Sputnik International
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TOKYO (Sputnik) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon will meet with the representatives from the North Korean delegation, which arrived in South Korea for the opening of the Winter Olympic Games, at lunch on Sunday, according to local media reports.

Lee's meeting with the members of North Korean delegation, including ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam, will take place at the Grand Walkerhill hotel in Seoul, according to Yonhap news agency.

Lee is also set to meet with Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, the next day after she and other members of the North Korean delegation were received by South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

US Vice President Mike Pence (R), North Korea's Kim Jong Un’s sister Kim Yo Jong (C) and wife of US Vice President Karen Pence attend the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium - Sputnik International
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The two sides stressed on Saturday that they were interested in maintaining movement toward peace. These statements, come, as the Olympic Games in South Korea's Pyeongchang got underway. The parties have also reiterated their desire to boost cooperation and dialogue between Pyongyang and Seoul.

Kim Yo-jong passed a letter from her brother to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, inviting the leader to visit Pyongyang at the "earliest date", Moon said he might agree to a visit if the necessary conditions were created.

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