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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan is the joint U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria. (AP Photo/Lintao Zhang, Pool)

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (left) greets former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria, in Moscow on Sunday, March 25, 2012. (AP Photo/AP Photo, RIA Novosti Kremlin, Ekaterina Shtukina, Presidential Press Service)

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Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby (left) and Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Althani (right), the Qatari prime minister, attend a meeting in Cairo on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, at which the organization considered a proposal to revive its suspended observer mission in Syria by expanding it to include monitors from non-Arab Muslim nations and the United Nations. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

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The Syrian flag and a sign in Arabic that reads "the Syrian Arabic Republic" mark the empty chair of the Syrian representative during the Arab League Syria Group and foreign ministers meeting Sunday in Cairo. The group is seeking to halt the bloodshed in the rebellion against President Bashar Assad. (Associated Press)

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The Arab League's Syria group meets in Cairo on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, as the league considers a proposal to revive its suspended observer mission in Syria by expanding it to include monitors from non-Arab Muslim nations and the United Nations, officials from the 22-member group said. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

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An anti-Syrian regime protesters wears a revolutionary flag on his back during a protest outside the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. Arab League foreign ministers, meeting in Cairo, extended the much-criticized observers mission for another month, officials from the 22-member organization said. The League decided to add more observers and provide them with additional resources, the officials said. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

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In this image from amateur video, Arab League observers are seen Dec. 30, 2011, at a protest in Idlib, Syria. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians poured into the streets across the nation in the largest protests in months, shouting for the downfall of the regime in a defiant display invigorated by the presence of Arab observers, activists said. (Associated Press/Shaam News Network via APTN)

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A Syrian Kurdish boy carries a banner during a protest outside the Arab League office in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011. The protesters said the Arab League was not serious in attempts to stop the Syrian regime crackdown. A man behind the boy was carrying a poster of President Bashar Assad of Syria. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans and carry a huge portrait of Syrian president Bashar Assad during a protest against the Arab League decisions in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 25, 2011. Syria missed an Arab League deadline to allow hundreds of observers into the country, prompting the bloc to consider economic sanctions against Damascus for its eight-month crackdown on dissent, a senior diplomat said. (Associated Press)

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A pro-Syrian regime protester, waves a Syrian flag from a fountain during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Wednesday Nov. 16, 2011, to protest against the Arab League meeting being held in Morocco. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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A pro-Syrian regime protester waves a Syrian flag from a fountain during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 16, 2011, to protest against the Arab League meeting being held in Morocco. (Associated Press)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad and shout slogans against the Arab League outside the Syrian foreign ministry in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans against the Arab League as a woman throws an egg during a protest in front of the embassy of Qatar, in Damascus, Syria, on Saturday Nov. 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad and shout slogans against the Arab League as they gather in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 14, 2011, outside the Syrian foreign ministry. (Associated Press)

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Pro-Syrian regime protesters shout slogans and hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration in Damascus, Syria, on Nov. 13, 2011, against the Arab League decision to suspend Syria. (Associated Press)

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Yussef al-Ahmad, Syria's ambassador to the Arab League, is surrounded by cameramen during the Arab League emergency session on Syria at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Nov.12, 2011. The Arab League has voted to suspend Syria from all meetings until it implements a plan to end bloodshed. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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Syrian protesters throw eggs at Abdul-Aziz al-Khair (left), a member of the Syrian National Coordination Committee, and other opposition leaders as they try to enter Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday. They were supposed to hold talks with the organization's chief on violence in Syria. (Associated Press)

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Protesters chant slogans Nov. 2, 2011, during a demonstration against the Syrian regime, held in front of the Arab league headquarters in Cairo. (Associated Press)

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Protesters wave a large Syrian flag during a demonstration against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad in front of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Protesters unfurl a large Syrian flag in front of the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Wednesday as more than 100 people protesting the rule of Syrian President Bashar Assad gathered outside the building where foreign ministers were meeting. (Associated Press)