"They are going to perform again in the closing ceremony so we are going to have a lot of time and chance to have a chat with them to learn more details about the future exchange programs", he said.
Six South Koreans, of whom three are Christian pastors, and ae Canadian also also imprisoned in North Korea.
World Taekwondo Federation becomes World Taekwondo.
The protest came as South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heads to Washington next week for his first summit with Trump amid soaring tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.
Prince Harry admits doubts about his royal service
Harry even suggested that no one in the royal family is itching to take over for Queen Elizabeth II , even as the duty looms. The Prince said he disliked aspects of life in the public eye but was now determined to lead a relatively normal existence.
He also revealed that they could field a joint hockey team.
"If the North Korean team participates in PyeongChang Winter Olympics, I think it will greatly contribute to realize the harmony of mankind and improvement of peace in the world which are the value of Olympics", Moon said at the taekwondo championship. Not anymore as the governing body, based in South Korea, has taken a key decision this week.
South Korea's Sports Minister Do Jong-hwan raised the prospect of working with North Korea in an effort to boost friendship.
After the launch at a military test site on the southwest coast, Moon said it was important for South Korea to maintain military capability that could "dominate" North Korea in order to maintain peace on the peninsula and for future engagement policies with the North to be effective, his spokesman Park Soo-hyun said.
The state media under the North Korea's government control did not broadcast any report on the rocket test, according to Al Jazeera.
This proposal was swiftly dismissed by Pyeongchang 2018, but organisers now appear open to discussing the possibility of North Korea hosting some events.
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