Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (L) reads a message from former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, during his meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov (R) in Damascus August 29 ... more 
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (L) reads a message from former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, during his meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov (R) in Damascus August 29 ,2011, in this handout photograph released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/Sana/Handout less 
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