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EU's Van Rompuy proposes budget compromise in tight talks


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REFILE - REMOVING DUPLICATED REFERENCE TO DENMARK'S PRIME MINISTER (L-R) Romania's President Traian Basescu, Finland's Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt, Estonia's Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy attend an European Union leaders summit meeting to discuss the European Union's long-term budget in Brussels February 7, 2013. European Union leaders begin two days of talks on a long-term budget on Thursday, with efforts to refocus spending on growth likely to be thwarted by demands for farm subsidies as pressure to reach a deal grows. REUTERS/Yves Herman