North and South Korea Agree to Jointly Host 2032 Summer Olympics

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A statement was released by Seoul on Wednesday after a Pyongyang summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

A joint statement says the two Koreas have agreed to seek to obtain the rights to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympics.

The statement was released by Seoul on Wednesday after a Pyongyang summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

It says the two leaders also agreed to cooperate in major sports events such as the 2020 Summer Olympics. It didn't elaborate.

It says the two leaders have also agreed on a Pyongyang art troupe visiting Seoul for performances in October.