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문재인 대통령이 펜스 부통령과 함께 쇼트트랙 경기장에 등장했다 (사진)

미국 펜스 부통령과 사이좋게 담소를 나눴다.

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문재인 대통령 내외가 평창동계올림픽 쇼트트랙 경기장을 찾아 마이크 펜스 미국 부통령 내외와 함께 경기를 관전했다.

문 대통령과 김정숙 여사는 10일 쇼트트랙 경기가 열린 강릉 아이스아레나에 마이크 펜스 부통령 내외와 함께 모습을 나타냈다. 여자 500m 예선전이 시작하기 직전인 7시40분 경이었다.

문 대통령은 펜스 부통령과 담소를 나누며 경기를 지켜봤다. 앞서 청와대백악관은 전날 개회식 리셉션 때문에 불거진 펜스 부통령의 ‘외교 결례’ 논란을 일축한 바 있다. 

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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends the Men's 1500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends the Men's 1500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends the Men's 1500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence attends the Men's 1500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, wife Karen Pence and President Moon Jai-in of South Korea attend the Ladies� 500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (centre R) waves beside US Vice President Mike Pence (centre L) during the short track speed skating heats during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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    US Vice President Mike Pence (centre L) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (centre R) pose for a photo during the short track speed skating heats during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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    US Vice President Mike Pence (C), his wife Karen Pence (centre L) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (centre R) attend the short track speed skating heats during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV (Photo credit should read MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: United States Vice President Mike Pence (C), his wife Karen (L) and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in (R) watch short track speed skating at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. Mr Pence is on the final day of a three day visit to South Korea where he watched last night's opening ceremony in close proximity to North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam and Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Moon Jai-in of South Korea attend the Ladies� 500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    US Vice President Mike Pence (L) talks to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in as they watch the short track speed skating heats during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    US Vice President Mike Pence (C) talks to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in during the short track speed skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Jamie Squire via Getty Images
    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sits with President Moon Jai-in of South Korea during the Ladies� 500m Short Track Speed Skating qualifying on day one of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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    GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 10: United States Vice President Mike Pence (C), his wife Karen (C-L); President of South Korea Moon Jae-in (C-R) and Kim Jung-sook (R), the wife of President Moon, watch short track speed skating at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. Mr Pence is on the final day of a three day visit to South Korea where he watched last night's opening ceremony in close proximity to North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong-nam and Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
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    US Vice President Mike Pence (C) talks to South Korea's President Moon Jae-in during the short track speed skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ARIS MESSINIS (Photo credit should read ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

문 대통령은 이날 밤 9시10분부터 관동아이스하키센터에서 열릴 여자아이스하키 남북단일팀의 첫 경기를 관전할 예정이다. 이 자리에는 김영남 북한 최고인민회의 상임위원장도 동석한다.

김정은 노동당 위원장의 특사 자격으로 온 김여정 노동당 제1부부장도 단일팀 경기를 관전할 것으로 보인다.

한편 펜스 부통령 내외는 이날 밤 출국할 예정이다.