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Brahimi says has Syria plan all world powers may back

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International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi warned Sunday the Syrian war was worsening "by the day" as he announced a peace plan he believed could find support from world powers, including key Syria ally Russia. 

UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi (L) and Arab League General Secretary Nabil al-Arabi give a press conference after their meeting in Cairo on December 30, 2012. Brahimi warned Sunday the Syrian war was worsening "by the day" as he announced a peace plan he believed could find support from world powers, including key Syria ally Russia.

Brahimi's comments came as Russia despatched a third warship to its naval base in the Syrian port of Tartus in readiness for a possible evacuation of its nationals and as Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Syrian refugees that victory over the "tyrant" President Bashar al-Assad was at hand.

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