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Koreas win diplomatic gold at Winter Olympics but tougher challenges lie ahead

The 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics was the first Winter Games at which North and South Korea marched together under a unified flag.PHOTO: AFP

SEOUL - The North Koreans won a diplomatic gold at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, as leader Kim Jong Un's smiling sister and an army of cheerleading beauties captured the world's attention.

But due credit should also go to South Korea for successfully hosting the biggest-ever Winter Games with possibly the highest diplomatic stakes in history.

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