UN's adviser on sports diplomacy visits NKorea

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Posted: Saturday, March 23, 2013 12:00 am

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - A special adviser to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in North Korea on Saturday on a sports diplomacy mission that he said would include discussions about promoting sports for women, the disabled and the disadvantaged.

Wilfried Lemke, Ban's special adviser on sport for development and peace, is making a four-day trip to North Korea in what is the highest-level U.N. visit in nearly two years.

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