Citing Pandemic Fears, North Korea Says It Won't Attend Tokyo Olympics

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A woman wearing a protective mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks in front of he Olympic Rings on Tuesday in Tokyo. North Korea says it will not attend the games over COVID-19 fears.

Pyongyang will skip the games, shattering South Korea's hopes that the games might revive stalled peace talks between the bitter rivals.

(Image credit: Eugene Hoshiko/AP)