Michel Barnier (center), European Commissioner for Internal Market, speaks with French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici (left) and Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg during a meeting of EU finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Nov. 13, 2012. (Associated Press)

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Michel Barnier (center), European Commissioner for Internal Market, speaks with French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici (left) and Swedish Finance Minister Anders Borg during a meeting of EU finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Nov. 13, 2012. (Associated Press)