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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) gestures next to Syrian National Coalition head Mouaz al-Khatib during a news conference at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) gestures next to Syrian National Coalition head Mouaz al-Khatib during a news conference at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) smiles next to Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, and Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib, while gathering for a group photo during meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) smiles next to Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, and Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib, while gathering for a group photo during meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) holds a news conference with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib (C) and Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. The United States will send non-lethal aid directly to Syrian rebels for the first time, Kerry said on Thursday, disappointing opponents of President Bashar al-Assad who are clamouring for Western weapons. REUTERS/Jacquelyn...more

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) holds a news conference with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib (C) and Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. The United States will send non-lethal aid directly to Syrian rebels for the first time, Kerry said on Thursday, disappointing opponents of President Bashar al-Assad who are clamouring for Western weapons. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about a U.S. pledge to provide non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition, at a news conference at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks about a U.S. pledge to provide non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition, at a news conference at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (3rd L) stands with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib (C) as Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, (4th R) speaks with Qatar's Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, (3rd R) while posing for a group photo during meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (3rd L) stands with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib (C) as Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, (4th R) speaks with Qatar's Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, (3rd R) while posing for a group photo during meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
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Syrian National Coalition head Mouaz al-Khatib gestures during a news conference at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Remo Casilli

Syrian National Coalition head Mouaz al-Khatib gestures during a news conference at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Remo Casilli
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) shakes hands with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib, after he spoke at a news conference along with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi after meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) shakes hands with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib, after he spoke at a news conference along with Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi after meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
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Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib speaks at a news conference after meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib, next to Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, and Qatar's Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, during meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Syrian National Coalition President Mouaz al-Khatib, next to Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, and Qatar's Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, during meetings at Villa Madama in Rome February 28, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
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