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NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep

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NPR's Peter Kenyon, in Istanbul

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Syrian Foreign Minister: Opposition Should Join 'Dialogue'

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Deborah Amos, from Damascus

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