FILE - A Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, photo from files showing people looking at the house of the Latvian parliament illuminated during the Shining Riga Festival in Riga, Latvia. The European Union's executive arm has given tiny Latvia the go-ahead to become the 18th country to join the troubled euro currency union next year. EU officials say that Latvia's desire to join is a vote of confidence in the shared currency and disproves predictions that the eurozone might break up. The European Commission gave the thumbs up Wednesday, June 5, 2013, after a required review. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)

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FILE - A Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, photo from files showing  people looking at the house of the Latvian parliament illuminated during the Shining Riga Festival in Riga, Latvia. The European Union's executive arm has given tiny Latvia the go-ahead to become the 18th country to join the troubled euro currency union next year. EU officials say that Latvia's desire to join is a vote of confidence in the shared currency and disproves predictions that the eurozone might break up. The European Commission gave the thumbs up Wednesday, June 5, 2013, after a required review. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
FILE - A Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, photo from files showing people looking at the house of the Latvian parliament illuminated during the Shining Riga Festival in Riga, Latvia. The European Union's executive arm has given tiny Latvia the go-ahead to become the 18th country to join the troubled euro currency union next year. EU officials say that Latvia's desire to join is a vote of confidence in the shared currency and disproves predictions that the eurozone might break up. The European Commission gave the thumbs up Wednesday, June 5, 2013, after a required review. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
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