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Syria envoy calls for political change to end conflict

A Free Syrian Army fighter jokes with a child in the old city of Aleppo December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Free Syrian Army fighter jokes with a child in the old city of Aleppo December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A Free Syrian Army fighter jokes with a child in the old city of Aleppo December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A blind man walks past damaged cars in the old city of Aleppo December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A blind man walks past damaged cars in the old city of Aleppo December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

A blind man walks past damaged cars in the old city of Aleppo December 27, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
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A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News...more

A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout

A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News...more

A view shows buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A man looks at buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout

A man looks at buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News...more

A man looks at buildings damaged by what activists say were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet belonging to forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, at Saqba area in Damascus December 26, 2012. REUTERS/Karm Seif/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets International peace envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi in Damascus December 24, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets International peace envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi in Damascus December 24, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets International peace envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi in Damascus December 24, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (center-R) meets International peace envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi (center-L) in Damascus December 24, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (center-R) meets International peace envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi (center-L) in Damascus December 24, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (center-R) meets International peace envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi (center-L) in Damascus December 24, 2012 in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana
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