World U.S. sending ‘full’ team to Olympics despite North Korean threats

04:08  11 december  2017
04:08  11 december  2017 Source:   New York Daily News

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The United States will send its full contingent of athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea , United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday. Haley said there would be no change in American participation after saying last week it was an “open question” whether athletes

the U . S . team will compete at the Olympics in South Korea , given the tensions on the Korean Peninsula. In September, the USOC’s head of security, Nicole Deal, sent a letter to members of the U . S . delegation saying, “ Despite current political tensions with North Korea , there is no specific

a close up of a sandy beach: United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said the “full” U.S. Olympic team would attend the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.© Chung Sung-Jun United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said the “full” U.S. Olympic team would attend the games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The United States will send its full contingent of athletes to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday.

Haley said there would be no change in American participation after saying last week it was an “open question” whether athletes would be able to go because of rising tensions with North Korea.

On “Fox News Sunday,” she said “the full U.S. Olympic team” would go.

“We’re doing in this Olympics what we’ve done in every single Olympics. If you look back, we have always talked about security in the Olympics. We’ve always talked about keeping our athletes safe,” she said.

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Full weather report. In September, the USOC’s head of security, Nicole Deal, sent a letter to members of the U . S . delegation saying “ Despite current political tensions with North Korea , there is no specific information to suggest there are imminent threats to U . S . citizens or facilities in South Korea .”

Full weather report. In September, the USOC�s head of security, Nicole Deal, sent a letter to members of the U . S . delegation saying � Despite current political tensions with North Korea , there is no specific information to suggest there are imminent threats to U . S . citizens or facilities in South

The games are set to kick off Feb. 9 in Pyeongchang, which is about 50 miles from the demilitarized zone that separates the North and South.

“We’re at the location. We’re starting to secure the process. But we always look out for the best interests of the United States’ citizens,” Haley said.

“But, yes, there will be a delegation that goes and we will do everything we can to make sure they’re safe.”

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