Riot police block protesters trying to march to National Assembly in Seoul April 2, 2003. South Korea's National Assembly voted on Wednesday to send about 700 medical and engineering personnel to Iraq after President Roh Moo-hyun told lawmakers that cementing close ties with Washington was key to securing peace on the divided Korean peninsula. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon LJW/DL

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Riot police block protesters trying to march to National Assembly in Seoul April 2, 2003. South Korea's National Assembly voted on Wednesday to send about 700 medical and engineering personnel to Iraq after President Roh Moo-hyun told lawmakers that cementing close ties with Washington was key to securing peace on the divided Korean peninsula. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon LJW/DL

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