Syria's President Bashar al-Assad meets U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, in Damascus

 
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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) meets U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in Damascus March 10, 2012, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. Annan arrived in Damascus on Saturday to press President al-Assad for a political solution to Syria's year-long uprising and bloody crackdown in which thousands of people have been killed. REUTERS/SANA/Handout (SYRIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS