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Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari (second from right) escorts European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton upon her arrival at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, ahead of nuclear talks with Iran. (AP Photo/Mohammed Ameen, Pool)

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The gardens surrounding the British ambassador's residence can be viewed in Northwest this weekend as part of the European Union open houses, Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 10, 2012 (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (second from left) speaks with Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo (right) and Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt (second from right) during a round-table meeting of EU foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday, April 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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As planes take off from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, lawmakers on nearby Capitol Hill are arguing for an Article 84 court challenge against EU fees for carbon emissions. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Viviane Reding, EU's Justice Commissioner, addresses the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on March 5, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Denmark Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt speaks March 1, 2012, during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels. European leaders meet for a two-day summit aimed at tackling unemployment and boosting economic growth in the region. (Associated Press)

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A woman passes by posters of Vojislav Seselj, the leader of the ultra-nationalist SRS-Serbian Radical Party, that read "Serbia doesn't want the EU — Serbia wants Seselj", in Belgrade, Serbia, on Feb. 28, 2012. European Union foreign ministers will decide Tuesday whether Serbia should become a candidate for membership in the bloc after it reached a key agreement with its former province of Kosovo. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** A naval officer works Feb. 20, 2012, at the operation room of the EU NAVFOR, the European Union naval force responsible with anti-piracy patrols, at their headquarters in Northwood, England. The force said pirates who target international shipping from the shores in Somalia hijacked six vessels between May and December 2011, compared to 19 between January and April. (Associated Press)

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Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos arrives at a meeting of European Union finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and EU High Representative Catherine Ashton take part in a news conference Feb. 17, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. (Associated Press)

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Greek communists hang banners in Greek and English under the Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, to protest European Union policies. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Greek communist party members wave party's flags after hanging banners in Greek and English denouncing EU policies under the temple of Parthenon at the Athen's Acropolis hill on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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British Prime Minister David Cameron is against a new European Union treaty designed to stop overspending. Of the 27 EU nations, Britain and the Czech Republic were the only two that did not agree Monday to sign the accord. (Associated Press)

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British Foreign Minister William Hague (left) speaks Jan. 23, 2012, with Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels. (Associated Press)

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British Foreign Minister William Hague waits for the start of a meeting of European Union foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Voters cast their ballots at a polling station in Zagreb, Croatia, on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, in a referendum on whether to join the European Union. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

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Residents wave anti-EU flags as they watch a live broadcast from the U.N. court on the verdict for a key wartime Croatian commander, Gen. Ante Gotovina, in Zagreb, Croatia, in April. Croatia signed an EU accession treaty last year and is set to become a member in July 2013, if the Croats say "yes" in the referendum and all of the bloc's 27 states later ratify the deal. (Associated Press)

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British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday. During a two-day summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy will try to build support for their plan for eurozone nations to submit their national budgets to much greater scrutiny. (Associated Press)

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