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Lakhdar Brahimi (center), the U.N.-Arab League joint special representative for Syria, arrives for closed-door consultations on Syria at the United Nations on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/David Karp)
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Lakhdar Brahimi (center), the U.N.-Arab League joint special representative for Syria, arrives for closed-door consultations on Syria at the United Nations on Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. (AP Photo/David Karp)

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