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Sheikh Moaz Alkhatib, President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces and U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden (R) meet for bilateral talks during the 49th Conference on Security Policy in Munich February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Sheikh Moaz Alkhatib, President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces and U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden (R) meet for bilateral talks during the 49th Conference on Security Policy in Munich February 2, 2013....more

Sheikh Moaz Alkhatib, President of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces and U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden (R) meet for bilateral talks during the 49th Conference on Security Policy in Munich February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Michael Dalder
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (center R) meets Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili (center L) and his delegation in Damascus February 3, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (center R) meets Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili (center L) and his delegation in Damascus February 3, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA....more

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (center R) meets Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili (center L) and his delegation in Damascus February 3, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili in Damascus February 3, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili in Damascus February 3, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili in Damascus February 3, 2013, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana
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A view of damaged buildings in Abu al-Hol street, Homs February 2, 2013. Picture taken on February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy

A view of damaged buildings in Abu al-Hol street, Homs February 2, 2013. Picture taken on February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy

A view of damaged buildings in Abu al-Hol street, Homs February 2, 2013. Picture taken on February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy
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A view of damaged buildings in Abu al-Hol street, Homs February 2, 2013. Picture taken on February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy

A view of damaged buildings in Abu al-Hol street, Homs February 2, 2013. Picture taken on February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy

A view of damaged buildings in Abu al-Hol street, Homs February 2, 2013. Picture taken on February 2, 2013. REUTERS/Yazen Homsy
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