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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets Libya's U.N. ambassador, Mohamed Shalgham, after a meeting of the Security Council at the United Nations in New York on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets Libya's U.N. ambassador, Mohamed Shalgham, after a meeting of the Security Council at the United Nations in New York on Friday, Feb. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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