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French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Chad's President Idriss Deby, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Cameroon's President Paul Biya, Benin's President Thomas Yayi Boni, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Chad's President Idriss Deby, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Cameroon's President...more

French President Francois Hollande (C) poses for a familly photo with (LtoR) Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Chad's President Idriss Deby, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Cameroon's President Paul Biya, Benin's President Thomas Yayi Boni, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman during a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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French President Francois Hollande (C) talks with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy as they arrive for a familly photo at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French President Francois Hollande (C) talks with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy as they arrive for a familly photo at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French President Francois Hollande (C) talks with European Council President Herman Van Rompuy as they arrive for a familly photo at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan as he arrives to attend the African Security Summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan as he arrives to attend the African Security Summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

French President Francois Hollande (L) welcomes Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan as he arrives to attend the African Security Summit at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 17, 2014. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes
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