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Passengers wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus line up to board planes ahead of the upcoming Chuseok holiday, the Korean version of Thanksgiving Day, at the domestic flight terminal of Gimpo airport in Seoul, South Korea.

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Environmental activists perform a skit representing the burning earth during a rally marking the Global Day of Climate Action near the government complex in Seoul, South Korea. The signs read: "Climate crisis emergency."

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Models wearing face masks pose during a mask fashion show amid the coronavirus pandemic in Seoul, South Korea.

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Protesters wearing face masks hold signs during a rally in front of Foreign Ministry before U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun's arrival to meet with South Korean officials in Seoul, South Korea. Biegun arrived in the country on the first leg of his two-stop Asia trip and will meet officials in South Korea and Japan.

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South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul leaves the government complex in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in accepted the resignation of his point man on North Korea, who had asked to quit after the North destroyed a liaison office while ramping up pressure against Seoul amid stalled nuclear negotiations with the Trump administration.

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A man watches a TV screen showing a news program with video of the demolition of the inter-Korean liaison office building in Kaesong, North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea said that it will send soldiers to now-shuttered inter-Korean cooperation sites in its territory and reinstall guard posts and resume military exercises at front-line areas, nullifying tension-reducing deals reached with South Korea just two years ago. The letters read "North Korea, the video of the demolition of the inter-Korean liaison office building."

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South Korean Cha Jae-ha weeps in front of the gravestone of his brother Cha Jae-suck who died during the Korean War, on Memorial Day at the national cemetery in Seoul, South Korea.

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Musicians wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus perform during a rehearsal on the eve of the Buddha's birthday ceremony at the Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. This year a ceremony to celebrate the birth anniversary was put off from April 30 to May 30 due to the coronavirus.

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People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus walk by an advertisement of a hair shop at a shopping district in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, arrives to preside over a meeting of his senior secretaries at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Moon repeated an offer to conduct some inter-Korean cooperation projects such as a joint anti-coronavirus quarantine campaign. .

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Applicants sit for the written examination during an insurance planner qualification exam in Seoul, South Korea. The qualification exam was held while maintaining social distancing at the outdoor as part of precaution against the new coronavirus and also all applicants had to wear face masks and had their temperature checked.

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Teacher Chung Ha-eun gives an online class amid the new coronavirus outbreak at Seoul girls' high school in Seoul. Senior high school students begin school semester with online classes. Schools remain closed as part of measures taken by the government to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Stadium seats are empty as a part of precaution against the new coronavirus during the LG Twins baseball team's intrasquad game in Seoul, South Korea. The intrasquad game is aired live through the team's YouTube channel for its fans. The Korea Baseball Organization has postponed the start of new season to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Buddhist monks wearing face masks donate blood due to the shortage of blood donators amid the rapid spread of the new coronavirus at the Jogyesa temple in Seoul. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.

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Volunteers from Nowon district make protective masks against the coronavirus to donate to the neighbors in Seoul, South Korea.

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A pastor wearing a face mask prays during a service at the Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, South Korea. The church decided to replace Sunday services with online ones for members' safety amid the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Workers wearing protective gears disinfect as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the subway station in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective gears disinfect as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a subway car depot in Seoul, South Korea.

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A worker wearing protective gear disinfects a subway car as a precaution against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective gears disinfect a subway car as a precaution against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at the Gimpo Airport in Seoul, South Korea.

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Women wearing face masks walk as South Korean army soldiers spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus on a street in Seoul, South Korea.

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Medial workers wearing protective gear move a patient infected with the coronavirus disease from an ambulance to a hospital in Seoul, South Korea.

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Foreign diplomats wearing face masks attend at a briefing by South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on the situation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Korea, at the foreign ministry in Seoul.

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South Korean soldiers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea. Italy closed all schools and universities and barred fans from all sporting events for the next few weeks, as governments trying to curb the spread of the coronavirus around the world resorted to increasingly sweeping measures that transformed the way people work, shop, pray and amuse themselves.

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A currency trader watches computer monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea. Asian stock markets were mostly higher after Wall Street sank despite an emergency U.S. interest cut aimed at defusing fears a virus outbreak might depress global economic activity.

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Workers wearing a face mask disinfect as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second right in front, wearing a mask salutes to a national flag during a cabinet meeting at a government complex in downtown Seoul, South Korea. South Korea has the world's second-highest cases of the new coronavirus.

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Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the new coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea.

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People line up to buy face masks outside a department store in Seoul, South Korea. Countries take harsh containment steps as a new virus spreads.

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Workers in protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the COVID-19 at an indoor gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective suits spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a bus garage in Seoul, South Korea. The number of new virus infections in South Korea jumped again and the U.S. military reported its first case among its soldiers based in the Asian country, with his case and many others connected to a southeastern city with an illness cluster.

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Workers wearing a protective suit spray disinfectant as a precaution against the COVID-19 at the indoor gymnasium in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective gears help clean each other's suits after disinfecting as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea declared a "special management zone" around a southeastern city where a surging viral outbreak, largely linked to a church in Daegu, threatens to overwhelm the region's health system.

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Bong Joon-ho, center right, director of Oscar-winning film 'Parasite', and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from left, walk for a luncheon at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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Bong Joon-ho, left, director of Oscar-winning film 'Parasite', left, speaks next to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, during a luncheon at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center left, speaks as the cast and director Bong Joon-ho, left, of Oscar-winning film 'Parasite' listen during a luncheon at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus at a theater in Seoul, South Korea. Ten more people were sickened with a new virus aboard one of two quarantined cruise ships with some 5,400 passengers and crew aboard, health officials in Japan said, as China reported 73 more deaths and the World Health Organization appealed for more funds to help countries battle the spread of the disease.

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Workers wearing protective gears prepare to spray disinfectant as a precaution against a new coronavirus at Namdaemun Market in Seoul, South Korea.

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A worker wearing protective gears sprays disinfectant inside a store as a precaution against a new coronavirus at Namdaemun Market in Seoul, South Korea.

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Currency traders watch monitors at the foreign exchange trading room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Shares advanced in Asia with the Shanghai Composite up 0.2% after a rebound on Wall Street overnight.

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A South Korean chartered plane carrying evacuees from Wuhan, China, taxis after landing at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul, South Korea.

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Ambulances carrying some South Korean evacuees from Wuhan, China, leave after arriving at Gimpo airport in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea sent planes to fly back home more of their nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new virus.

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Buses carrying some South Korean evacuees from Wuhan, China, leave after arriving at Gimpo airport in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea sent planes to fly back home more of their nationals from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new virus.

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South Korean animal right activists stage a rally demanding the Chinese government to limit the consumption by its people of wild animals near the Chinese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. The sign reads "Causes of Wuhan coronavirus, Stop eating wild animals."

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A currency trader adjusts his mask at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. Shares are mostly higher in Asia after a rebound on Wall Street that reversed most losses from a sell-off the day before.

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Employees disinfect ticket gates in hopes to prevent the contraction of the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea. Deaths from a new viral disease that is causing mounting global concern rose by 25 to at least 106 in China on Tuesday as the United States and other governments prepared to fly their citizens out of the locked-down city at center of the outbreak.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, wears a mask to inspect the National Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea. Moon visited the medical center in Seoul amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus.

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An employee works to prevent a new coronavirus at Suseo Station in Seoul, South Korea.

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An employee sprays disinfectant on a train as a precaution against a new coronavirus at Suseo Station in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean protesters lie on the ground during a rally to denounce a recent U.S. attack on Iran near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration will immediately impose new economic sanctions on Iran in response to Iranian missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq.

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Members of South Korean K-Pop group Twice pose for photos during the Golden Disk Awards in Seoul, South Korea.

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Volunteers and children clad in Santa Claus costumes throw their hats in the air during a Christmas charity event as they gather to deliver gifts for the poor in Seoul, South Korea.

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Mountain climbers in Santa Claus outfits pose during an event to hope for safe climbing and to promote Christmas charity on the Buckhan mountain in Seoul, South Korea.

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Participants clad in Santa Claus costumes march in the sub-zero temperature during a campaign to raise awareness of organ donation in Seoul, South Korea. This street campaign started promoting the organ donation since 2015.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a meeting with the Prime of the Republic of Korea, Lee Nak-yon and other officials, in Seoul.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shakes hands with with U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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A Christmas tree is displayed over the Cheonggye stream on the eve of the Christmas Festival which is held from Dec. 13 to Jan. 1, in Seoul, South Korea.

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Decorations for Christmas are displayed over the Cheonggye stream on the eve of the Christmas Festival which is held from Dec. 13 to Jan. 1, in Seoul, South Korea.

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Elementary school students wearing masks to protect themselves from air pollution walk at the Gwanghwamun Plaza in Seoul, South Korea.

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The cityscape is covered with air pollution in Seoul, South Korea.

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People watch a TV screen showing a file image of a ground test of North Korea's rocket engine during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea said Sunday it carried out a "very important test" at its long-range rocket launch site that it reportedly rebuilt after having partially dismantled it after entering denuclearization talks with the United States last year. The sign reads: "Very important test."

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Performers clad in Santa Claus and reindeer outfits parade during a street event to promote upcoming Christmas in Seoul, South Korea. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in South Korea.

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Santa Clause dolls are displayed for sale at a roadside stall in Seoul, South Korea. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in South Korea.

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Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, center, speaks upon arrival at the Seoul High Court in Seoul, South Korea. Billionaire Samsung scion Lee appeared in court for a retrial on corruption charges that partially fueled an explosive 2016 scandal that spurred massive protests and sent South Korea's then-president to prison.

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Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses with a movie prop during the premiere of his latest movie 'Terminator: Dark Fate' in Seoul, South Korea. The movie is to be released in South Korea on Oct. 30.

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Pro-government supporters hold candles during a rally supporting Justice Minister Cho Kuk in front of Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea. Tens of thousands of government supporters gathered in South Korea's capital for the fourth straight to show their support for President Moon Jae-in's justice minister, who is enmeshed in an explosive political scandal that has polarized the nation. The letters read "Reform the Prosecution" and "Protect Cho Kuk".

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Students stage a rally demanding the escape from the climate crisis in Seoul, South Korea. Hundreds of students boycotted classes and gathered to demand world leaders' action to stop climate change.

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Workers move cash bundles as the central bank plans to supply funds to commercial banks to meet the demand for the upcoming nation's biggest traditional holiday, Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving Day, at Gangnam office of the Bank of Korea in Seoul, South Korea. The traditional holiday falls on Sept. 13 this year.

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A model displays a creation featuring the Korean alphabet, Hangeul, by one of 40 designers during the Hangeul fashion show as a part of Seoul 365 Fashion Show at the National Hangeul Museum in Seoul, South Korea.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (C) in a group photo with other delegates during Seoul Defense Dialogue 2019 in Seoul, S Korea.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lays a wreath at the National Cemetery of Republic of Korea, in Seoul, S Korea.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during a meeting with Prime Minister of Republic of Korea Lee Nak-Yon, in Seoul, South Korea. Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar is also seen.

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South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon, right, shakes hands with Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, ahead of their meeting at a government complex in downtown Seoul, South Korea.

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Middle school students pose with mascots of the National Sports Festival in front of the Gwanghwamun, the main gate of the 14th-century Gyeongbok Palace, one of South Korea's well-known landmarks, in Seoul, South Korea.

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Women takes a selfie with a mascot of the National Sports Festival in front of the Gwanghwamun, the main gate of the 14th-century Gyeongbok Palace, one of South Korea's well-known landmarks, in Seoul, South Korea. The sports festival, the 100th of its kind, will open in Seoul on Oct. 4.

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South Korean family members of the World War II victims with a national flag shout slogans against Japan during a rally to mark the South Korean Liberation Day from Japanese colonial rule, near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo to accepts calls to resolve it through dialogue.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Presidential Blue House via Yonhap News Agency, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, left, talks with South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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A South Korean protester uses scissors to cut an image of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a rally denouncing the Japanese government's decision on their exports to South Korea in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. The signs read "Punish economic aggression."

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Members of the Last Chance for Animals hold models of slaughtered dogs during a rally to oppose eating dog meat in front of the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. July 12 is the day South Koreans eat healthy foods such as dog meat in the belief it would help them survive heat during summer.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, top center, speaks during a meeting with business leaders at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. Moon criticized comments by Japanese officials who questioned the credibility of Seoul's sanctions against North Korea while justifying Tokyo's move to strengthen controls on high-tech exports to South Korea, which triggered a full-blown diplomatic dispute between the neighboring U.S. allies.

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Firefighter Yeom Jung-phil pulls a fire truck by a rope during the Safe Seoul Festival in Seoul, South Korea. The festival will be held to promote safety awareness and educational program from May 9 to May 12.

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Protesters wearing masks of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, stage a rally demanding peace of the Korean peninsula near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. In a statement, Moon's office said he hoped Thursday's summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will "lay a foundation for the resumption of North Korea-U.S. talks and the promotion of denuclearization process on the Korean Peninsula."

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A boy whose Buddhist name is Myung Bub reacts as a monk shaves his head during a service to celebrate Buddha's upcoming 2,563th birthday on May 12, at the Jogye Temple in Seoul, South Korea. Myung Bub is one of the 10 children who entered the temple to have an experience of monks' life for three weeks.

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In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Acquisition Program Administration, two U.S. F-35A fighter jets, center and center left, fly with South Korean air force fighter jets over Cheongju Air Base in Cheongju, South Korea. South Korea received the first two of the 40 F-35A fighter jets that it has agreed to buy from Lockheed Martin by 2021. The F-35A jets that arrived at an airport in southern South Korea have become the country's first stealth fighter jets. North Korea has previously called the introduction of F-35A aircraft a plot by Seoul to attack North Korea.

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A model poses with a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S during a media preview of the Seoul Motor Show in Goyang, South Korea.

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Models pose with a Nissan Altima during a media preview of the Seoul Motor Show in Goyang, South Korea.

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A model poses with a Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow during a media preview of the Seoul Motor Show in Goyang, South Korea. The exhibition will be held from March 29 to April 7 with 20 brands showing their latest cars and concepts. AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon

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Participants form a human pyramid during a rally for global climate strike for future in Seoul, South Korea.

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A boy wearing a mask sits behind a banner during a rally for global climate strike for future in Seoul, South Korea. About 150 students and other protesters attended a rally to protest their governments' failure to take sufficient action against climate change.

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A worker attaches a name tag of a Buddhist who made donation to a lantern for the upcoming celebration of Buddha's birthday on May 12 at the Jogye temple in Seoul, South Korea. Similar lanterns will be displayed in all Buddhist temples around South Korea for the public viewing.

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Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions attend during a rally to mark the International Women's Day in downtown Seoul, South Korea. More than a thousand people attended at a rally demanding better working condition for women workers and gender equality. The banners read "Gender equality."

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Vehicles move near the Han river in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean Environment Ministry issued emergency fine dust reduction measures on Tuesday.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center, and his wife Kim Jung-sook, center right, give three cheers for the country during a ceremony to mark the centennial of the March First Independence Movement Day against Japanese colonial rule (1910-45), in Seoul, South Korea. Moon says Seoul plans to discuss with Washington the possibility of restarting joint inter-Korean economic projects to induce nuclear disarmament from North Korea.

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South Koreans dressed in their traditional "Hanbok" attire march during a rally to mark the centennial of the March First Independence Movement Day against Japanese colonial rule (1910-45), in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, center right, and Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan walk towards a guard of honour during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.

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South Korea's Black Eagles aerobatic flight team performs during a rehearsal for the upcoming government ceremony to mark the centennial of the March First Independence Movement Day against Japanese colonial rule (1910-45), in Seoul, South Korea. The statue, bottom, is Adm. Yi Sun-sin, the national hero who won a major naval victory over Japan in the 16th century.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seen-off as he walks to emplane for Delhi after his visit to Republic of Korea, in Seoul.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L), inspects the guard of honour during a ceremonial reception, in Seoul.

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