German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle (from left); Reem al-Hashimi, minister of state of the United Arab Emirates; former Syrian Vice Oil Minister Abdo Hussameddin; and Bassma Kodmani of the Syrian Business Forum listen to Abdulbaset Sieda, president of the Syrian National Council, at a gathering of Syrian opposition representatives and diplomats at the Germany Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Photo by: Markus Schreiber

German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle (from left); Reem al-Hashimi, minister of state of the United Arab Emirates; former Syrian Vice Oil Minister Abdo Hussameddin; and Bassma Kodmani of the Syrian Business Forum listen to Abdulbaset Sieda, president of the Syrian National Council, at a gathering of Syrian opposition representatives and diplomats at the Germany Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)