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France fears Islamist rise in Syria unless opposition helped

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), Syrian Opposition Coalition vice-president Riad Seif (L) and member Suheir Atassi (R) attend a news conference during the international meeting to support the Syrian National Council in Paris, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), Syrian Opposition Coalition vice-president Riad Seif (L) and member Suheir Atassi (R) attend a news conference during the international meeting to support the Syrian National Council in Paris,...more

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), Syrian Opposition Coalition vice-president Riad Seif (L) and member Suheir Atassi (R) attend a news conference during the international meeting to support the Syrian National Council in Paris, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), Syrian Opposition Coalition vice-president Riad Seif (R) and member Suheir Atassi (L) attend the international meeting to support the Syrian National Council in Paris, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), Syrian Opposition Coalition vice-president Riad Seif (R) and member Suheir Atassi (L) attend the international meeting to support the Syrian National Council in Paris, January 28, 2013....more

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius (C), Syrian Opposition Coalition vice-president Riad Seif (R) and member Suheir Atassi (L) attend the international meeting to support the Syrian National Council in Paris, January 28, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer
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A general view shows damaged buildings in Mleha suburb of Damascus, January 24, 2013. Picture taken January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sami Zbeidi

A general view shows damaged buildings in Mleha suburb of Damascus, January 24, 2013. Picture taken January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sami Zbeidi

A general view shows damaged buildings in Mleha suburb of Damascus, January 24, 2013. Picture taken January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sami Zbeidi
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Syrian refugees search for their belongings at a burnt tent at the Al Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria January 28, 2013. The fire, caused by candles, did not result in any death or injuries. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji

Syrian refugees search for their belongings at a burnt tent at the Al Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria January 28, 2013. The fire, caused by candles, did not result in any death or injuries....more

Syrian refugees search for their belongings at a burnt tent at the Al Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria January 28, 2013. The fire, caused by candles, did not result in any death or injuries. REUTERS/Ali Jarekji
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A damaged car, used by Free Syrian Army fighters, is seen on a street in Mleha suburb of Damascus, January 24, 2013. Picture taken January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sami Zbeidi

A damaged car, used by Free Syrian Army fighters, is seen on a street in Mleha suburb of Damascus, January 24, 2013. Picture taken January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sami Zbeidi

A damaged car, used by Free Syrian Army fighters, is seen on a street in Mleha suburb of Damascus, January 24, 2013. Picture taken January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sami Zbeidi
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