European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso addresses the media after the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the EU, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU received the award for six decades of contributions "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso addresses the media after the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the EU, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU received the award for six decades of contributions "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.  (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso addresses the media after the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the EU, at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. The European Union has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to promote peace and democracy in Europe, in the midst of the union's biggest crisis since its creation in the 1950s. The Norwegian prize committee said the EU received the award for six decades of contributions "to the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
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