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Qatar's deputy Prime minister and 18th Conference of the Parties... News PhotoCeremony,Deputy Prime Minister,Diplomacy,Doha,Extreme Weather,Opening Ceremony,Persian Gulf Countries,Politics,President,Qatar,Speech,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPQatar's deputy Prime minister and 18th Conference of the Parties (COP18) president Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah delivers a speech during the opening ceremony of the 18th United Nations Convention on Climate Change in Doha on November 26, 2012. Nearly 200 world nations launched today a new round of talks to review commitments to cutting climate-altering greenhouse gas emissions. The two-week conference comes amid a welter of reports warning that extreme weather events like superstorm Sandy may become commonplace if mitigation efforts fail. AFP PHOTO / AL-WATAN DOHA / KARIM JAAFAR == QATAR OUT == (Photo credit should read KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)