"Our objective here today is to stand with our allies, but it's also to stand up for the truth, and to recognize that whatever images may emerge against the powerful backdrop and idealism of the Olympics, that North Korea has to accept change", Pence said.
Moon has not yet accepted the invitation from Kim Yo Jong, although he has said before he'd be willing to visit if it would help end the North's pursuit of nuclear weapons and its decades of hostility and threats against the South.
Still, North Korea's participation in the Olympics and the invitation has raised hopes that a thaw in relations could lead to a substantive agreement.
North Korean state media praised Saturday's performance of a united Korean team at the Winter Olympics, now taking place in South Korea, but failed to mention that the team lost the game 8-0 to Switzerland. South Korea´s presidential Blue House also had no immediate comment.
North Korea has made clear that it does not intend to negotiate away its nuclear and missile programs in return for relief from global sanctions.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister is back home after three days at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Last month, the North agreed with South Korea to send 22 athletes and a 230-strong cheering squad to the winter Games.
"Denuclearization is the core issue", he told USA TODAY.
Leaders of countries gathered at a reception dinner in Pyeongchang.
Throughout his visit, observers said Pence seemed uncomfortable with the warm welcome the North Korean delegation received from the South.
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