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American Aijalon Gomes, center, prepares to leave North Korea from Pyongyang airport, on Friday, Aug, 27, 2010. Mr. Gomes, freed after nearly seven months jailed in North Korea, left Pyongyang on Friday in the company of the former President Jimmy Carter. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Former President Jimmy Carter, second left, and Aijalon Gomes, right, hugs as they prepare to leave North Korea from Pyongyang, on Friday Aug. 27, 2010. Mr. Gomes was freed after nearly seven months jailed in North Korea. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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South Koreans watch a TV broadcasting file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, left, meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. News reports say Mr. Kim may have traveled to China in what would be his second visit to the country this year.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Koreans watch a TV broadcasting file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, center left, accompanied by Chinese President Hu Jintao, center, in their meeting, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010. News reports say Mr. Kim may have traveled to China in what would be his second visit to the country this year.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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** FILE ** Former President Jimmy Carter (left) meets with North Korea's No. 2 official, Kim Yong Nam, at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a child salutes former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, center, upon his arrival at the airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. Carter arrived in North Korea on Wednesday on a mission U.S. officials said was aimed at bringing home an imprisoned American. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Yao Ximeng)

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In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a child salutes former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, center, upon his arrival at the airport in Pyongyang, North Korea, on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010. Mr. Carter arrived in North Korea on Wednesday on a mission U.S. officials said was aimed at bringing home an imprisoned American. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Yao Ximeng)

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South Korean human rights activists participate in a rally demanding release of American Aijalon Mahli Gomes in North Korea, in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Korea Representative Office in Seoul Monday, July 26, 2010. The rally marked six month after Mr. Gomes was arrested in North Korea on Jan. 25. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Korean human rights activists stage a rally demanding release of American Aijalon Mahli Gomes in North Korea, in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Korea Representative Office in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 26, 2010. The rally marked six month after Mr. Gomes was arrested in North Korea on Jan. 25. Mr. Gomes was sentenced in April to eight years of hard labor and fined $700,000 for entering the country illegally and for an unspecified "hostile act." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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A South Korean human rights activist holds up a defaced portrait of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during a rally demanding release of American Aijalon Mahli Gomes in North Korea, in front of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Korea Representative Office in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, July 26, 2010. The rally marked six month after Mr. Gomes was arrested in North Korea on Jan. 25. Mr. Gomes was sentenced in April to eight years of hard labor and fined $700,000 for entering the country illegally and for an unspecified "hostile act." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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North Korean Foreign Minister Park Ui Chun sits down next to his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi as they attend the plenary session of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in Hanoi, Vietnam, Friday, July 23, 2010. (AP Photo/Hoang Dinh Nam, Pool)

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North Korean Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun (center), surrounded by Vietnamese security staff, gets into a limousine to leave the main venue of the ASEAN Regional Forum in Hanoi on Thursday, July 22, 2010. The North Korea's top diplomat is on a damage-control mission this week at the Asian security meeting, pleading innocence in the sinking of a South Korean warship that killed 46 sailors and has been widely blamed on Pyongyang, an analyst said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Hoang Dinh Nam, Pool)

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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2005 file photo, North Koreans perform with scarves showing the colors of the North Korean flag near an image of the flag formed by tens of thousands of children holding up colored cards during the annual massive propaganda spectacle known as a "mass game" held in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea said Thursday, July 22, 2010 it will stage massive propaganda spectacles next month amid lingering tensions over the deadly sinking of a South Korean warship blamed on Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

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North Korean Foreign Minister Pak Ui Chun, second from left, arrives at Noibai Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, Wednesday, July 21, 2010, to attend the 43rd annual ASEAN ministers meeting and related meetings as a security guard looks on. North Korea's top diplomat will likely be on a damage control mission this week at the Asian security meeting, pleading innocent to the sinking of a South Korean warship that killed 46 sailors and has been widely blamed on Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Na Son-Nguyen)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, and Defense Secretary Robert Gates look at North Korea using binoculars at a guard post in Camp Oulette neat the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone that separates the two Koreas since the Korean War, north of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, July 21, 2010. (AP Photo/ Korea Pool) *

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South Korean veterans participate in a rally denouncing North Korea in Chunan, South Korea, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived Monday in South Korea on a trip to underscore Washington's firm alliance with Seoul as the two nations plan military exercises in a message of deterrence to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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South Korean veterans cheer up during a rally denouncing North Korea in Chunan, South Korea, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived Monday in South Korea on a trip to underscore Washington's firm alliance with Seoul as the two nations plan military exercises in a message of deterrence to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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A South Korean veteran reads a leaflet with a photo of South Korean conservative activists preparing to burn a cutout of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il during a rally denouncing North Korea in Chunan South Korea, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates arrived Monday in South Korea on a trip to underscore Washington's firm alliance with Seoul as the two nations plan military exercises in a message of deterrence to North Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Portugal's Hugo Almeida celebrates after scoring the team's third goal during the World Cup Group G soccer match between Portugal and North Korea in Cape Town, South Africa, Monday on June 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)

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In this undated photo released by the Korean Central News Agency in North Korea and distributed by Korea News Service in Tokyo on Monday, June 21, 2010, North Korean leader Kim Jong-il gestures while meeting with miners at Pyeong-an puk-do, North Korea. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service)