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[Paris, January 29. Image via Getty]

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is seen during a join press conference with French Foreign minister Bernard Kouchner, on January 29, 2010 in Paris prior to a meeting. President Nicolas Sarkozy told US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today that France is ready to back a new Washington-led peace initiative in the Middle East, a French official said. AFP PHOTO JOEL SAGET (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)