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South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (left) shakes hands with Sohn Hak-kyu, chairman of the leading opposition Democratic Party, before their meeting at the National Assembly in Seoul on Tuesday. Mr. Lee made a rare visit to the National Assembly to try to break a deadlock on passage of a long-stalled free-trade agreement with the United States. (Associated Press)

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (left) shakes hands with Sohn Hak-kyu, chairman of the leading opposition Democratic Party, before their meeting at the National Assembly in Seoul on Tuesday. Mr. Lee made a rare visit to the National Assembly to try to break a deadlock on passage of a long-stalled free-trade agreement with the United States. (Associated Press)

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