SKorea's Lee vows strong action in ship sinking

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak wipes away his tears during his speech to the nation at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, April 19, 2010. Lee pledged Monday to take strong action against whoever was responsible for a mysterious explosion that sank a South Korean warship last month, amid growing speculation that North Korea may be behind the blast. (AP Photo/ Yonhap, Jo Bo-hee) (AP Photo/ Yonhap, Jo Bo-hee)

April 19, 2010 5:52:46 AM PDT
An emotional President Lee Myung-bak vowed Monday that South Korea would respond "resolutely and unwaveringly" against those behind the deadly sinking of a naval ship near the tense maritime border with North Korea.