Winter Olympics: Mike Pence skips dinner

  • As per media reports, Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, was due to share a table at a dinner with Kim Yong-Nam, the ceremonial head of state of North Korea; however, he skipped the dinner. According to media reports, both the leaders encountered each other but made an attempt to avoid directly facing one another. Both Pence and Kim Yong-Nam were being hosted by Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea, prior to the start of the Winter Olympics.