** FILE ** Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds a press conference during the annual gathering of NATO foreign ministers at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

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** FILE ** Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov holds a press conference during the annual gathering of NATO foreign ministers at the alliance's headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)