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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the joint U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, briefs the press at the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, June 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the joint U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, briefs the press at the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, June 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)

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Kofi Annan (right), Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, and Major-General Robert Mood, head of the U.N. Supervision Mission in Syria and Chief Military Observer, look on during a news briefing June 22, 2012, at the United Nations in Geneva. (Associated Press)

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Kofi Annan (right), Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, and Major-General Robert Mood, head of the U.N. Supervision Mission in Syria and Chief Military Observer, look on during a news briefing June 22, 2012, at the United Nations in Geneva. (Associated Press)

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United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan addresses the United Nations General Assembly on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria Kofi Anan addresses the United Nations General Assembly on the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic, Thursday, June 7, 2012, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, speaks June 1, 2012, during a press conference after his meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the governmental palace in Beirut. (Associated Press)

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Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, speaks June 1, 2012, during a press conference after his meeting with Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati at the governmental palace in Beirut. (Associated Press)

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In this photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets May 29, 2012, with Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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In this photo provided by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets May 29, 2012, with Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria. (Associated Press/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) meets with former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League joint special envoy for Syria, in Damascus, Syria, on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria (JSE) Kofi Annan speaks during a press conference after his arrival in Damascus, Syria, Monday, May 28, 2012. Annan, arrived in Damascus on Monday for talks with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria (JSE) Kofi Annan speaks during a press conference after his arrival in Damascus, Syria, Monday, May 28, 2012. Annan, arrived in Damascus on Monday for talks with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. (AP Photo/Bassem Tellawi)

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In this photo provided by the United Nations, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks via telephone to with U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan from his hotel room in Geneva, Switzerland, on Thursday, April 12, 2012, the deadline for the cease-fire in Syria. (AP Photo/The United Nations, Evan Schneider)

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In this photo released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), International envoy Kofi Annan, left, gestures during his meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, on the Iranian island of Qeshm, Wednesday, April 11, 2012. (AP Photo/ISNA, Hamid Foroutan)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan (left), the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to Syria, speaks during a joint press conference with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Mr. Annan appealed to Iran, Syria's ally, to support his plan to end the violence wracking that Arab country. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, third from left, is welcomed by Syrian refugee children upon his arrival at Yayladagi refugee camp in Hatay province, Turkey, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Umit Bektas, Pool)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan (left), the U.N.-Arab League special envoy to Syria, poses with Maj. Gen. Robert Mood of Norway before a meeting at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Gen. Mood is heading a planning team for a possible deployment of a U.N. supervision and monitoring mission in Syria. (AP Photo/Keystone/Martial Trezzini)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, awaits the arrival of Maj. Gen. Robert Mood from Norway at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva on Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Gen. Mood will lead a team to negotiate the possible deployment of U.N. monitors for any cease-fire between Syrian troops and rebel forces. (AP Photo/Keystone, Martial Trezzini)