European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (left) speaks with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (left) speaks with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)