Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria, speaks to journalists following talks between senior United States, Russian and UN officials. Talks were held in Geneva between senior UN officials, led by Lakhdar Brahimi, Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria, and counterparts from the United States and the Russian Federation, on the convening of an international conference on Syria. 25 June 2013. Photo by Jean-Marc Ferré
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