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France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) shakes hands with newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) shakes hands with newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014....more

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) shakes hands with newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls arrive to deliver speeches during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls arrive to deliver speeches during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1,...more

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls arrive to deliver speeches during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (top) and his wife Brigitte enter a car as they leave after the official handover ceremony with newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (top) and his wife Brigitte enter a car as they leave after the official handover ceremony with newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official...more

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (top) and his wife Brigitte enter a car as they leave after the official handover ceremony with newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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France's newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) applauds as outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault delivers a speech during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

France's newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) applauds as outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault delivers a speech during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1,...more

France's newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (R) applauds as outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault delivers a speech during the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) and his wife Brigitte (R) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) attend the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) and his wife Brigitte (R) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) attend the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April...more

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (L) and his wife Brigitte (R) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) attend the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (R) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) attend the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (R) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) attend the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Christian...more

France's outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (R) and newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) attend the official handover ceremony at Hotel Matignon, the French prime minister's official residence, in Paris April 1, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann
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