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United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura (L) looks on at the opening of a meeting with ambassadors from the five permanent members of the UN Security Council on January 13, 2016 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, ahead of planned talks to end Syrias civil war.
De Mistura has been trying to secure support for a fresh round of negotiations, which are provisionally scheduled to start on January 25, and are aimed at resolving the brutal conflict. / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura (L) looks on at the opening of a meeting with ambassadors from the five permanent members of the UN Security Council on January 13, 2016 at the United Nations Office in Geneva, ahead of planned talks to end Syrias civil war.
De Mistura has been trying to secure support for a fresh round of negotiations, which are provisionally scheduled to start on January 25, and are aimed at resolving the brutal conflict. / AFP / FABRICE COFFRINI        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

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