British Prime Minister David Cameron is against a new European Union treaty designed to stop overspending. Of the 27 EU nations, Britain and the Czech Republic were the only two that did not agree Monday to sign the accord. (Associated Press)
British Foreign Minister William Hague (left) speaks Jan. 23, 2012, with Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Jean Asselborn during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels. (Associated Press)
Residents wave anti-EU flags as they watch a live broadcast from the U.N. court on the verdict for a key wartime Croatian commander, Gen. Ante Gotovina, in Zagreb, Croatia, in April. Croatia signed an EU accession treaty last year and is set to become a member in July 2013, if the Croats say "yes" in the referendum and all of the bloc's 27 states later ratify the deal. (Associated Press)
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday. During a two-day summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy will try to build support for their plan for eurozone nations to submit their national budgets to much greater scrutiny. (Associated Press)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the Chancellery in Berlin on Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, to brief lawmakers on Sunday's European Union summit on the euro financial crisis. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou speaks at an EU summit Thursday. Seventeen EU countries are close to signing a second bailout for Greece worth $155 billion, on top of $158 billion granted a year ago.
** FILE ** Saeed Jalili (left), Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, and Catherine Ashton, the European Union's foreign policy chief, talk as they arrive at the historical Ciragan Palace in Istanbul on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011, for a meeting between Iran and world powers on Iran's nuclear program. (AP Photo/Salih Zeki Fazlioglu, Anatolia, Pool, File)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel makes a point to Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou (left) and French President Nicolas Sarkozy during a European Union summit in Brussels on Friday.
From left, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel participate in a round table discussion at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011. EU leaders meet for a one-day summit on Friday, with energy, the eurozone debt crisis and unrest in Egypt set to dominate the agenda. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
Attorney General Eric Holder, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, speaks Thursday at the Justice Department in Washington following an U.S.-EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting. (Associated Press)