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Philippine Army 2nd Lt. Xy-son Meneses, whose brother Army Capt. Xy-rus Meneses, is one of 21 Filipino UN Peacekeepers seized by Syrian rebels near Golan Heights Thursday, speaks to the media as he hopes for the early release the peacekeepers Friday March 8, 2013 at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig city east of Manila, Philippines. Syrian rebels who seized 21 Filipino U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights want the Red Cross to escort them out of the area because of fighting with Syrian government forces, the Philippine military said Friday. The 21 peacekeepers were seized Wednesday near the Syrian village of Jamlah, just a mile from the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights in an area where the U.N. force had patrolled a cease-fire line between Israel and Syria without incident for nearly four decades.  (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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