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BERLIN - GERMANY 25. 3. 2007 -- The heads of state of the 27 European Union nations pose for a family photo around German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C), whose country currently holds the EU presidency, 25 March in front of Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate, at the end of weekend celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome which laid the foundation for the EU. Front row (LtoR) European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Romania's President Traian Basescu, Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus, Poland's President Lech Kaczynski, French President Jacques Chirac, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus, Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos, Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, the President of the European Parliament Hans-Gert Poettering, EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana. Middle row (LtoR): Ireland's Prime Minister Bertie Ahern, Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi , Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis, Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany, Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Slovenian Prime minister Janez Jansa, Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Top row (LtoR) Latvian Prime Minister Aigars Kalvitis, Luxembourg's Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Slovakia's Prime Minister Robert Fico, Malta's Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi, Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair, Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip, Austrian chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer, Finland's Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen. -- PHOTO: GORM K. GAARE / EUP- IMAGES
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