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Syrian warring sides to meet under world's gaze

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) extends his hand to shake hands with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Montreux, Switzerland, January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) extends his hand to shake hands with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Montreux, Switzerland, January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) extends his hand to shake hands with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Montreux, Switzerland, January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) is welcomed by Charge de Affairs Peter Mulrean (L) to Geneva January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) is welcomed by Charge de Affairs Peter Mulrean (L) to Geneva January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) is welcomed by Charge de Affairs Peter Mulrean (L) to Geneva January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) is welcomed by Charge de Affairs Peter Mulrean (L) to Geneva January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) is welcomed by Charge de Affairs Peter Mulrean (L) to Geneva January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) is welcomed by Charge de Affairs Peter Mulrean (L) to Geneva January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Leader of Syria's opposition National Coalition Ahmad al-Jarba (C) and Badr Jamous (C), secretary-general of the coalition, arrive for the Geneva 2 talks on Syria, at Geneva International airport January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool

Leader of Syria's opposition National Coalition Ahmad al-Jarba (C) and Badr Jamous (C), secretary-general of the coalition, arrive for the Geneva 2 talks on Syria, at Geneva International airport January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool

Leader of Syria's opposition National Coalition Ahmad al-Jarba (C) and Badr Jamous (C), secretary-general of the coalition, arrive for the Geneva 2 talks on Syria, at Geneva International airport January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Salvatore Di Nolfi/Pool
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