North and south Korea will go together on a bid to host the OLYMPICS in 2032, and south Korea point to the capital city of Seoul as one of two host cities.
It tells south Korean officials told AFP.
The two countries will officially announce the joint bid on Friday for meetings with The International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland.
It is expected that north Korea also points to its capital, Pyongyang, as north zones.
That you even submit a joint bid to host the olympic games is a result of long-lasting dialogue between the two countries, which started last year.
at the same time, it has been decided that the two countries make up under one flag at the games next year in Tokyo.
South korea's olympic committee have for some time been debating whether or not Seoul or the southern port city of Busan to be the host city, and eventually pulled the capital the longest straw.
Seoul also hosted the summer olympics in 1988. South korea also had the role of host of the winter games in 2018 the city of Pyeongchang, where South and north Korea participated in the traditional opening procession under a common flag.
Seoul's mayor, Park Won-soon, of course, is thrilled with the committee's choice and call it joint bid for an opportunity to "change the fate of The Korean Peninsula."
- If the games in 1988 was "the OLYMPICS" during the cold war between the east and the west, and the games in 2018 was the touchstone of peace, so will the games in 2032 will be the last stop before the final peace, he says, according to AFP.
south Korea and north Korea agreed to join together under a common flag for the opening ceremony of the winter OLYMPICS in 2018. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix