The U.S. team questioned the need to go to the Olympics

The question of the participation of American athletes in winter Olympics in Pyeongchang remains open. As stated by the US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, everything will depend on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, according to CNN.

According to her, the White house administration will take all measures to protect members of the national team. “We never are afraid of nothing. And, of course, this is a great opportunity for all of them to go and do something difficult,” said Haley.

The situation on the Korean Peninsula remains tense. Earlier Thursday, the North Korean authorities expressed the view that the war would be inevitable. So Pyongyang has responded to a large-scale joint exercises of South Korea and the United States.