German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta, left, address the media during a press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Italy's prime minister is urging the European Union to drop its insistence on austerity policies and promote initiatives fostering growth instead. Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Tuesday in Germany "it is absolutely necessary" to foster growth and job creation to help the 27-nation bloc's stalling economies "so that our citizens see Europe not as something negative but as something positive." (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta, left, address the media during a press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Italy's prime minister is urging the European Union to drop its insistence on austerity policies and promote initiatives fostering growth instead. Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Tuesday in Germany "it is absolutely necessary" to foster growth and job creation to help the 27-nation bloc's stalling economies "so that our citizens see Europe not as something negative but as something positive."  (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta, left, address the media during a press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Italy's prime minister is urging the European Union to drop its insistence on austerity policies and promote initiatives fostering growth instead. Prime Minister Enrico Letta said Tuesday in Germany "it is absolutely necessary" to foster growth and job creation to help the 27-nation bloc's stalling economies "so that our citizens see Europe not as something negative but as something positive." (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
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