South Korean protesters light candles as they participate in a candlelight vigil denouncing the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks between South Korea and the United States near the US embassy in Seoul, 31 March 2007. The US and South Korean negotiators have extended the deadline in their free trade talks by 48 hours, Seoul officials said 31 March.//AFP
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