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Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Louay Safi (L), spokesperson for the Syrian National Coalition, addresses the media next to Anas Al-Abdeh, a member of the Syrian National Council, after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Louay Safi (L), spokesperson for the Syrian National Coalition, addresses the media next to Anas Al-Abdeh, a member of the Syrian National Council, after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in...more

Louay Safi (L), spokesperson for the Syrian National Coalition, addresses the media next to Anas Al-Abdeh, a member of the Syrian National Council, after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Meqdad addresses the media after a meeting at the Geneva Conference on Syria at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi arrives for a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi arrives for a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi arrives for a news conference at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
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