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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency, SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, meets with Iran's Chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, in Damascus, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/SANA)

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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency, SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, right, meets with Iran's Chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, in Damascus, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Workers of the Entekhab Industrial Group chant slogans as they hold a poster showing Iran's late revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Khomeini (left), and the current supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, during a protest in front of the South Korean Embassy in Tehran on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Workers of the Entekhab Industrial Group chant slogans as they hold a poster showing Iran's late revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Khomeini (left), and the current supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, during a protest in front of the South Korean Embassy in Tehran on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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While medicine and humanitarian supplies are not blocked by the economic embargoes on Iran, the pressures are clearly evident in nearly every aspect of health care with shortages at pharmacies and long lines at hospitals. (Associated Press)

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While medicine and humanitarian supplies are not blocked by the economic embargoes on Iran, the pressures are clearly evident in nearly every aspect of health care with shortages at pharmacies and long lines at hospitals. (Associated Press)

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Herman Nackaerts (center), deputy director-general and head of the Department of Safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), speaks to the press before his flight to Iran at Schwechat Airport outside Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. The U.N. agency's team is embarking on a new try to restart its probe into suspicions that Iran secretly worked on nuclear arms. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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Herman Nackaerts (center), deputy director-general and head of the Department of Safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), speaks to the press before his flight to Iran at Schwechat Airport outside Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. The U.N. agency's team is embarking on a new try to restart its probe into suspicions that Iran secretly worked on nuclear arms. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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Chuck Hagel, a potential nominee for defense secretary, called the 2007 troop surge in Iraq a “blunder” and advocated talks with Iran with no strings attached. (Associated Press)

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Chuck Hagel, a potential nominee for defense secretary, called the 2007 troop surge in Iraq a “blunder” and advocated talks with Iran with no strings attached. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Iranian technicians work at the Bushehr nuclear power plant, outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran, on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010. Iran's nuclear chief said on Tuesday Nov. 23, 2010, that a malicious computer worm known as Stuxnet had not harmed the country's atomic program and accused the West of trying to sabotage it. Iran earlier confirmed that Stuxnet had infected several personal laptops belonging to employees at the Bushehr plant but that plant systems were not affected. (AP Photo/International Iran Photo Agency, Ebrahim Norouzi)

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Iran seems to understand it cannot hang its entire strategy on the survival of Syrian President Bashar Assad (wearing sash next to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad) and needs to build new alliances as contingencies. Iran has proposed a plan for elections in Syria for parliament and president. (Associated Press)

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Iran seems to understand it cannot hang its entire strategy on the survival of Syrian President Bashar Assad (wearing sash next to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad) and needs to build new alliances as contingencies. Iran has proposed a plan for elections in Syria for parliament and president. (Associated Press)

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Herman Nackaerts, deputy director general and head of the Department of Safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), waves as he arrives from Iran at Schwechat Airport in Vienna, Austria, on Dec. 14, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Herman Nackaerts, deputy director general and head of the Department of Safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), waves as he arrives from Iran at Schwechat Airport in Vienna, Austria, on Dec. 14, 2012. (Associated Press)

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This photo released Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards claims to show Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh (left), the chief of the aerospace division of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, listening to an unidentified colonel as he points to a U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel drone that Tehran said its forces downed earlier in the week. (Associated Press/Sepahnews)

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This file photo released on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, claims to show the chief of the aerospace division of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, left, listening to an unidentified colonel as he points to US RQ-170 Sentinel drone which Tehran says its forces downed earlier this week. (AP Photo/Sepahnews, File)

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This photo released Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards claims to show a U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel drone that Tehran said its forces downed earlier in the week, as Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh (right), chief of the aerospace division of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, listens to an unidentified colonel in an undisclosed location in Iran. (Associated Press/Sepahnews)

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** FILE ** This photo released Dec. 8, 2011, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards claims to show Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh (left), the chief of the aerospace division of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, listening to an unidentified colonel as he points to a U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel drone that Tehran said its forces downed earlier in the week. (Associated Press/Sepahnews)

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Fereidoun Abbasi-Davani, Iran's nuclear chief, delivers a speech on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at the general conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency at the International Center in Vienna, Austria. (Associated Press)