Kerry visits North Asia

Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, gestures as he meets South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se before the arrival of South Korean's President Park Geun-hye at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, Friday, April 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Richard, Pool)

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in South Korea on an unusual diplomatic journey, traveling directly into a region bracing for a possible North Korean missile test and risking that his presence alone could spur Pyongyang into another headline-seeking provocation.

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