Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, speaks June 1, 2012, during a press conference after his meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the governmental palace in Beirut. (Associated Press)

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Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, speaks June 1, 2012, during a press conference after his meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the governmental palace in Beirut. (Associated Press)