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A U.S. Air Force plane maneuvers on the runway at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the Inspection team in Syria is expected to complete its work Friday and report to him Saturday. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Photo by: Vadim Ghirda
A U.S. Air Force plane maneuvers on the runway at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the Inspection team in Syria is expected to complete its work Friday and report to him Saturday. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)

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