ROMANO PRODI, WOLFGANG SCHUESSEL AND THEIR WIVES POSE WITH FLOWERS IN
European Commission President Romano Prodi (L), his wife Flavia,
Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel (R) and his wife Krista pose
with flowers bought with euro banknotes during the first seconds of
January 1, 2002. The physical form of the euro officially replaces the
currencies of the twelve euro zone countries from midnight.
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