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Elected president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker answers journalists questions during a press briefing after his election at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, July 15, 2014.     REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Elected president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker answers journalists questions during a press briefing after his election at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, July 15, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

Elected president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker answers journalists questions during a press briefing after his election at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, July 15, 2014. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler
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Newly elected European Council President Donald Tusk (L) of Poland and newly elected European High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini (R) of Italy are congratulated by outgoing European Council President Herman Van Rompuy during an EU summit in Brussels August 30, 2014.   REUTERS/Yves Herman

Newly elected European Council President Donald Tusk (L) of Poland and newly elected European High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini (R) of Italy are congratulated by outgoing European Council President Herman Van Rompuy during an...more

Newly elected European Council President Donald Tusk (L) of Poland and newly elected European High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini (R) of Italy are congratulated by outgoing European Council President Herman Van Rompuy during an EU summit in Brussels August 30, 2014. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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