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Two impersonators, bearing striking resemblances to President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, were both booted from the Olympic Games' opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea on Friday.

In Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2018 Winter Olympics have opened, with North and South Korean athletes marching together at the open ceremonies.

As the pair watched the ceremony, which told the story of the entire Korean peninsula, United States vice president Mike Pence was sat just metres away in the row in front.

"A North Korean group sent overseas is always composed of three parties", Han said.

The fake Kim - an Australian based in Hong Kong - expressed hope that "the real Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un could also get on and not start World War Three".

While there were great demonstrations of togetherness between countries in the opening ceremonies, tensions are still high in the region.

The North has sent almost 500 people to the Pyeongchang Games, including officials, athletes, artists and cheerleaders, after the Koreas agreed to a series of conciliatory gestures to mark the games.

The vice president came to Pyeongchang to cheer on American athletes but also keen to warn against falling for the glossy image of the two Koreas who marched in the opening ceremony under one flag.

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Nobody expects you to sound like a fluent speaker of Korean, but we can all certainly put in the effort to be a little closer to pronouncing PyeongChang correctly. "We are all touched by this wonderful gesture".

The Korean peninsula has been divided since the 1950-53 war and the two sides have never signed a peace treaty.

Performances during the ceremony showcased the sweep of Korean history and culture, with the performance entitled "The Land of Peace".

As the New Zealand team entered the stadium in traditional black attire with the silver fern, ESPN's Elaine Teng deemed New Zealand's Olympic uniforms a "let-down".

The presence of Kim, who was promoted to the country's Politburo, the senior body of North Korea's communist party, as an alternate member a year ago, represents a hugely significant move in the thawing of relations between the North and South.

The high-level delegation from North Korea flew over the western sea toward rival South Korea in a private plane owned by Kim Jong Un.

He also commented that he thought Mr Trump and Mr Kim would get along well should they ever meet in person "because in my opinion, they're pretty much the same person".