Slovakia Prime Minister Iveta Radicova (left) and political leaders give a press briefing after a parliamentary session on the eurozone's rescue fund on October 11, 2011 in Bratislava
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a speech during a session of the lower house of parliament on Sept. 12, 2012 in Berlin, just after the Second Senate of the Federal Constitutional Court issued their ruling on the legality of the eurozone's bailout fund and fiscal pact for greater budgetary discipline.
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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou arrives at a news conference at the end of a euro-zone summit in Brussels on Oct. 23, 2011
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The Italian technocracy Monti has barely a political base, but he can cajole the entrenched elite eith euro-zone anxieties
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European Union Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso answers questions during the Reuters Future of the Euro Zone Summit in Brussels, Feb. 26, 2013.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks during the Economy Day 2012 in Frankfurt November 7, 2012. The European Central Bank's new bond-buying programme allows for unlimited interventions in sovereign debt markets and should dispel concerns about a euro zone break-up, Draghi said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)
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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks during the Economy Day 2012 in Frankfurt Nov. 7, 2012. The European Central Bank's new bond-buying programme allows for unlimited interventions in sovereign debt markets and should dispel concerns about a euro zone break-up, Draghi said on Wednesday.
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New Democracy's leader Antonis Samaras leaves the conservative party's main election kiosk in Athens on June 17, 2012. Samaras, who claimed victory in the Sunday national elections, said Greeks had voted to stay in the euro zone
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Traders sit at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on April 12, 2010. The euro hit its highest value against the dollar in nearly a month and rallied against the yen on Monday after euro-zone finance ministers agreed on a rescue package for Greece
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Laser manufacturer Trumpf relies on the euro zone for nearly half its sales.