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A member of the Syrian opposition Abdul Ahad Astephoa attends a press... News PhotoAttending,Bashar al-Assad,Civil War,Conflict,Day,Deep,Diplomacy,Formalwear,Horizontal,Istanbul,Meeting,Organized Group,Politics,Press Conference,Syrian Civil War,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA member of the Syrian opposition Abdul Ahad Astephoa attends a press conference during a Syrian opposition meeting in Istanbul, on May 25, 2013.The main opposition National Coalition has met in Istanbul for three days trying to overcome deep divisions over Russian and US proposals to convene a conference to which representatives of President Bashar al-Assad would be invited without any formal precondition for him to step down. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)