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Posted: February 16, 2014 at 4:51 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I am very, very sorry, and I apologize to the Syrian people.” Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations mediator for Syria who has spent decades negotiating conflicts, after wrapping up a second round of peace talks in Geneva that ended in disagreement

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