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epa04549512 A handout picture provided by the Syrian Coalition Media Office on 07 January 2015 shows Khaled Khoja, new leader of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, speaking during a press conference in Istanbul, Turkey, 05 January 2015. Media reports on 05 January 2015 state the main alliance representing the Syrian opposition in exile has elected Khaled Khoja, a veteran activist seen as close to Turkey, as its new leader. Khoja replaces Hadi al-Bahra as head of the Istanbul-based National Coalition of Syrian Opposition and Revolutionary Forces. EPA/MOHAMMAD BURHAN / SYRIAN COALITION HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES