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Algerian foreign minister Mourad Medelci speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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Algerian foreign minister Mourad Medelci speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

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A truck loaded with empty coffins waits at the main entrance of the hospital where the bodies of persons killed during the hostage situation in a natural-gas plant are gathered in Ain Amenas, Algeria, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)

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A truck loaded with empty coffins waits at the main entrance of the hospital where the bodies of persons killed during the hostage situation in a natural-gas plant are gathered in Ain Amenas, Algeria, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)

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Algerian firemen carry a coffin containing a person killed during the gas-facility hostage situation at the morgue in Ain Amenas, Algeria, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)

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Algerian firemen carry a coffin containing a person killed during the gas-facility hostage situation at the morgue in Ain Amenas, Algeria, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)

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** FILE ** A group of people believed to be hostages kneel in the sand with their hands in the air at an unknown location in Algeria in this image made from video. Algerian demining teams were scouring a gas refinery on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, that was the scene of a bloody four-day standoff, searching for explosive traps left by the Islamist militants who took dozens of foreigners hostage. (AP Photo/Ennahar TV)

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Men look at the wreckage of a vehicle near the natural-gas plant in Ain Amenas, Algeria, in this undated photo. Algerian bomb squads on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, scoured the plant, where Islamist militants took dozens of foreign workers hostage, and found "numerous" new bodies as they searched for explosive traps left behind by the attackers, a security official said, a day after a bloody raid ended the four-day siege of the remote desert refinery. (AP Photo/Echorouk Elyaoumi)

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Men look at the wreckage of a vehicle near the natural-gas plant in Ain Amenas, Algeria, in this undated photo. Algerian bomb squads on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, scoured the plant, where Islamist militants took dozens of foreign workers hostage, and found "numerous" new bodies as they searched for explosive traps left behind by the attackers, a security official said, a day after a bloody raid ended the four-day siege of the remote desert refinery. (AP Photo/Echorouk Elyaoumi)

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A group of people believed to be hostages kneel in the sand with their hands in the air at an unknown location in Algeria in this image made from video. Algerian demining teams were scouring a gas refinery on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, that was the scene of a bloody four-day standoff, searching for explosive traps left by the Islamist militants who took dozens of foreigners hostage. The siege left at least 23 captives dead, and the American government warned that there were credible threats of more kidnapping attempts on Westerners. (AP Photo/Ennahar TV)

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** FILE ** A group of people believed to be hostages kneel in the sand with their hands in the air at an unknown location in Algeria in this image made from video. Algerian demining teams were scouring a gas refinery on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, that was the scene of a bloody four-day standoff, searching for explosive traps left by the Islamist militants who took dozens of foreigners hostage. (AP Photo/Ennahar TV)

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Unidentified rescued hostages pose for the media in Ain Amenas, Algeria, in this image taken from television Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Canal Algerie via Associated Press TV)

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Unidentified rescued hostages pose for the media in Ain Amenas, Algeria, in this image taken from television Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Canal Algerie via Associated Press TV)

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Islamist militants raided the Amenas natural gas field in Algeria on Wednesday, killing two and taking hostages, including some Americans and English, Norwegian and Japanese nationals. Algerian forces later caught up with and surrounded the kidnappers. Negotiations for the release of the hostages were ongoing, officials said. (BP via Associated Press)

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** FILE ** This is a April 19, 2005 fiel photo released by Statoil via NTB scanpix, shows the Ain Amenas gas field in Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Kjetil Alsvik, Statoil via NTB scanpix, File)

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This is a April 19, 2005 fiel photo released by Statoil via NTB scanpix, shows the Ain Amenas gas field in Algeria, where Islamist militants raided and took hostages Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Kjetil Alsvik, Statoil via NTB scanpix, File)** FILE **

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**FILE** This Ain Amenas gas field in Algeria, seen here in April 19, 2005, is where Islamist militants raided and took hostages on Jan. 16, 2013. (Associated Press/Kjetil Alsvik, Statoil via NTB scanpix)

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**FILE** This Ain Amenas gas field in Algeria, seen here in April 19, 2005, is where Islamist militants raided and took hostages on Jan. 16, 2013. (Associated Press/Kjetil Alsvik, Statoil via NTB scanpix)

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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks about the situation in Algeria, at the start of his remarks at King's College in London on Jan. 18, 2013, saying there will be "no quarter for terrorists in North Africa." (Associated Press)

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U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks about the situation in Algeria, at the start of his remarks at King's College in London on Jan. 18, 2013, saying there will be "no quarter for terrorists in North Africa." (Associated Press)