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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the U.N.-Arab League special envoy for Syria, meets with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, July 9, 2012. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Kofi Annan, United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday. Mr. Annan said the two reached an understanding on a "framework" for peace that will now be presented to opposition forces. (SANA photographs via Associated Press)

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Kofi Annan, United Nations-Arab League special envoy to Syria, met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus, Syria, on Monday. Mr. Annan said the two reached an understanding on a "framework" for peace that will now be presented to opposition forces. (SANA photographs via Associated Press)

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**FILE** Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, speaks June 30, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in Geneva. (Associated Press/Keystone)

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**FILE** Kofi Annan, Joint Special Envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, speaks June 30, 2012, during a news conference at the U.N. headquarters in Geneva. (Associated Press/Keystone)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the joint special envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, speaks during a news conference following the Action Group on Syria meeting on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Geneva. (AP Photo/Martial Trezzini, Keystone)

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Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the joint special envoy of the United Nations and the Arab League for Syria, speaks during a news conference following the Action Group on Syria meeting on Saturday, June 30, 2012, in Geneva. (AP Photo/Martial Trezzini, Keystone)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as she arrives for a meeting of the Action Group for Syria at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as she arrives for a meeting of the Action Group for Syria at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone, Laurent Gillieron)

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** FILE ** In this Nov. 3, 2009, file photo former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic enters the courtroom of the U.N.'s Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Michael Kooren/Pool, File)

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** FILE ** In this Nov. 3, 2009, file photo former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic enters the courtroom of the U.N.'s Yugoslav war crimes tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands. (AP Photo/Michael Kooren/Pool, File)

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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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This two picture combo shows from left; a Feb. 1, 2012, file photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrives at the Supreme Court in London, and a June 20, 2012, photo of Ecuador's President Rafael Correa during a meeting at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Left photo — AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File; right photo — AP Photo/Victor Caivano, File)

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This two picture combo shows from left; a Feb. 1, 2012, file photo of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as he arrives at the Supreme Court in London, and a June 20, 2012, photo of Ecuador's President Rafael Correa during a meeting at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Left photo — AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File; right photo — AP Photo/Victor Caivano, File)

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Environmental activists, one portraying Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff holding a banner symbolizing "dirty money" made from fossil fuel subsidies, protest on the final day of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, June 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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Environmental activists, one portraying Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff holding a banner symbolizing "dirty money" made from fossil fuel subsidies, protest on the final day of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, June 22, 2012. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gives a speech June 22, 2012, at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton gives a speech June 22, 2012, at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, or Rio+20, in Rio de Janeiro. (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)