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South Africa's Foreign Minister and President of the (COP 17) Maite Nkoana-Mashabane speaks at the opening session of the United Nations Climate Change (COP18) in Doha November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous

South Africa's Foreign Minister and President of the (COP 17) Maite Nkoana-Mashabane speaks at the opening session of the United Nations Climate Change (COP18) in Doha November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous

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Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, President of the (COP18) at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) speaks in Doha November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Fadi Al-Assaad

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