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A North Korean soldier stands guard on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

A North Korean soldier stands guard on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

A North Korean soldier stands guard on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen
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North Korean soldiers smoke on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

North Korean soldiers smoke on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

North Korean soldiers smoke on the banks of Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Jacky Chen
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A visitor poses for a photo next to a display of mock South Korean U.S.-made Hawk surface-to-air missiles and a mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (C, in gray), at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

A visitor poses for a photo next to a display of mock South Korean U.S.-made Hawk surface-to-air missiles and a mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (C, in gray), at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kim...more

A visitor poses for a photo next to a display of mock South Korean U.S.-made Hawk surface-to-air missiles and a mock North Korean Russian-made Scud-B ballistic missile (C, in gray), at the Korean War Memorial Museum in Seoul May 20, 2013. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gestures to officials next to wife Ri Sol-ju (L) during a visit to the Pyongyang Myohyangsan Children's Camp, situated at the foot of Mt. Myohyang in North Phyongan Province, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gestures to officials next to wife Ri Sol-ju (L) during a visit to the Pyongyang Myohyangsan Children's Camp, situated at the foot of Mt. Myohyang in North Phyongan Province, in this photo released by North Korea's...more

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un gestures to officials next to wife Ri Sol-ju (L) during a visit to the Pyongyang Myohyangsan Children's Camp, situated at the foot of Mt. Myohyang in North Phyongan Province, in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 20, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
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South Koreans look at the North Korean territory (top) through binoculars at an observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Goseong, about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Seoul, May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jong-kun/Yonhap

South Koreans look at the North Korean territory (top) through binoculars at an observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Goseong, about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Seoul, May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee...more

South Koreans look at the North Korean territory (top) through binoculars at an observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Goseong, about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Seoul, May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jong-kun/Yonhap
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The North Korean territory (top) is seen in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Goseong, about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jong-kun/Yonhap

The North Korean territory (top) is seen in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Goseong, about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee...more

The North Korean territory (top) is seen in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Goseong, about 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Lee Jong-kun/Yonhap
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A North Korean soldier (C, bottom) patrols at a guard post as North Koreans work on a rice field at a North Korean village in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Park Chul-Jung/News1

A North Korean soldier (C, bottom) patrols at a guard post as North Koreans work on a rice field at a North Korean village in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in...more

A North Korean soldier (C, bottom) patrols at a guard post as North Koreans work on a rice field at a North Korean village in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Park Chul-Jung/News1
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A North Korean flag flutters on a tower at a North Korean village in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Gang Jin-hyong/Newsis

A North Korean flag flutters on a tower at a North Korean village in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Gang...more

A North Korean flag flutters on a tower at a North Korean village in this picture taken from a South Korean observation post, just south of the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul May 19, 2013. REUTERS/Gang Jin-hyong/Newsis
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) visits the "February 20 factory of the Korean People's Army" in this photo released by North Korea's Central News Agency on May 17, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) visits the "February 20 factory of the Korean People's Army" in this photo released by North Korea's Central News Agency on May 17, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) visits the "February 20 factory of the Korean People's Army" in this photo released by North Korea's Central News Agency on May 17, 2013. REUTERS/KCNA
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