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White House Senior Press Lead Jesse Lewin (left) and Press Lead Jeff Tiller (center) use their cellphones after the main entrance to the Blue House was blocked by South Korean security personnel during President Obama's visit with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in Seoul on Sunday, March, 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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President Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak smile during a news conference at the Blue House, the official presidential house, in Seoul on Sunday, March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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**FILE** President Obama looks through binoculars toward North Korea from Observation Post Ouellette in the Demilitarized Zone, the tense military border between the two Koreas, in Panmunjom, South Korea, on March 25, 2012. With Mr. Obama is Lt. Col. Ed Taylor (right), commander of the U.N. Command Security Battalion-Joint Security Area. (Associated Press)

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President Barack Obama is greeted by Col. Patrick McKenzie, left, Commander, 51st Fighter, upon arrival at Osan Air Base to attend the Nuclear Security Summit, in Osan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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President Barack Obama boards Air Force One, for a flight to South Korea, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, March 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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South Korean activists wearing masks of U.S. President Obama (center), South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (right) and the late South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun cheer to celebrate the free-trade agreement between South Korea and the United States during a rally near the U.S. Embassy in Seoul on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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A North Korean soldier operating a tank's gun turret Monday participates in a live-fire drill near country's disputed sea boundary with South Korea. The exercise came amid anger over from Pyongyang over U.S.-South Korean military drills. (Kyodo News via Associated Press)

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Glyn Davies, the U.S. special representative for North Korean affairs, listens to reporters' questions during a joint press conference with South Korean nuclear envoy Lim Sung-nam at the Foreign Ministry in Seoul on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy tees off on the 14th hole while playing South Korea's Bae Sang-moon during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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People at the Seoul Station on Jan. 2, 2012, watch a TV screen showing South Korean President Lee Myung-bak delivering a New Year's speech to the nation. (Associated Press)

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Lee Hee-ho (center), widow of former South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, arrives at Kaesong, North Korea, on Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. Mrs. Lee is part of an 18-person group allowed by South Korea to attend the funeral of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il on Wednesday. (AP Photo)

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North Korean defector Park Sang-hak (right) releases a balloon bearing leaflets condemning North Korean leader Kim Jong-il and his son Kim Jong-un during a demonstration against the North at the Imjingak Pavilion near the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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UNCERTAINTY: South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (right) huddles with his National Security Council on Monday about strategy for North Korean relations.

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A South Korean soldier uses binoculars to watch North Korea from a guard post in the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas in Cheolwon, South Korea, on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, after news of the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Lee Hae-ryoung)

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South Korean President Lee Myung-bak speaks at the Blue House in Seoul on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, during an emergency meeting of the National Security Council over North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's death. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

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South Korean President Lee Myung-bak (second from right) presides over an emergency meeting of the National Security Council at the Blue House in Seoul on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, after North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's death. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

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An unidentified Chinese fishing-boat captain (center) suspected of stabbing two South Korean coast guard officers is led by police officers to a coast guard office in Incheon, South Korea, after his arrest on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Ha Sa-hun)

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Rep. Kim Seon-dong of the opposition Democratic Labor Party (center bottom) is blocked Nov. 22, 2011, by a security officer as National Assembly Vice Speaker Chung Eui-hwa (center seated) covers his face after Kim exploded tear gas to try to block the passage of a bill on ratification of a South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement at the National Assembly in Seoul. (Associated Press)

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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)