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FRENCH FINANCE MINISTER MER LOOKS ON AT THE START OF A FINANCE MINISTERS MEETING IN BRUSSELS.
French Finance Minister Francis Mer looks on at the start of an eurogroup finance ministers meeting in Brussels January 19, 2004. Policymakers said the main worry was the speed of the euro's rise rather than its present exchange rate but warned that any further gains would risk hurting European economies. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir FLR/AA