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Syrian opposition won't talk to officials linked to crackdown

A member of the Free Syrian Army takes aim with his gun during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army takes aim with his gun during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army takes aim with his gun during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Members of the Free Syrian Army load their weapons during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Members of the Free Syrian Army load their weapons during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Members of the Free Syrian Army load their weapons during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A Free Syrian Army fighter walks among debris in a house damaged by fighting between the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks among debris in a house damaged by fighting between the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A Free Syrian Army fighter walks among debris in a house damaged by fighting between the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in the old city of Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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People pray along a street before a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

People pray along a street before a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

People pray along a street before a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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An opening in the ceiling of a room caused by shelling is seen at a building where patients of lbn Khaldoun psychiatric hospital were transferred to, in Aleppo February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

An opening in the ceiling of a room caused by shelling is seen at a building where patients of lbn Khaldoun psychiatric hospital were transferred to, in Aleppo February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

An opening in the ceiling of a room caused by shelling is seen at a building where patients of lbn Khaldoun psychiatric hospital were transferred to, in Aleppo February 14, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A member of the Free Syrian Army watches a demonstration against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army watches a demonstration against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A member of the Free Syrian Army watches a demonstration against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Bustan al Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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A boy with a knife strapped to his belt attends a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Bustan al-Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A boy with a knife strapped to his belt attends a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Bustan al-Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

A boy with a knife strapped to his belt attends a protest against Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Bustan al-Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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Demonstrators chant slogans as they dance and wave Syrian opposition flags during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad in the Bustan al-Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Demonstrators chant slogans as they dance and wave Syrian opposition flags during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad in the Bustan al-Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman

Demonstrators chant slogans as they dance and wave Syrian opposition flags during a protest against President Bashar al-Assad in the Bustan al-Qasr district in Aleppo February 15, 2013. REUTERS/Muzaffar Salman
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