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In South Korea, A Backlash Against Olympics Cooperation With The North

"We oppose, we oppose, we oppose," shouted protesters as North Korea's advance team arrived. Thousands signed petitions against a joint women's hockey team. The president's approval rating has fallen.
Pop singer Hyon Song-wol, head of the North Korea's Samjiyon Orchestra and leader of a popular all-female North Korean band, leaves Seoul's Korea National Theater on Monday. She led Pyongyang's delegation to inspect Olympic venues before the Games begin next month. Source: Pool

Efforts to make a show of North Korean and South Korean unity at the next Olympics are drawing a backlash in South Korea. In Seoul, protesters Monday set fire to the North Korean flag and a photo of Kim Jong Un. The South Korean president's approval rating has dropped in recent days as well.

"We oppose, we

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