In bold move, France welcomes Syria ambassador - Article Photos 7/8

French President Francois Hollande, left, and head of the new Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces Mouaz al-Khatib, right, give a press conference after a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. French President Francois Hollande and the new Syrian opposition leader have announced plans to install a new ambassador to represent Syria in France. The announcement came after talks Saturday at the presidential palace in Paris between Hollande and Moaz al-Khatib, head of the newly formed Syrian opposition coalition. France is the only Western country to have formally recognized the group as the representative of the Syrian people. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)