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  12/26/2012, Tevet 13, 5773

US, Russia Hope for Syrian Power Transfer by February

The US and Russia are hoping to accomplish a change in Syria's regime by the end of February, according to a Kuwaiti newspaper report. The daily Al-Rai newspaper quoted diplomatic sources this week as saying the two world superpowers were hoping to formulate a plan for a transition of power in Damascus within the next 10 weeks.