Bernard Cazeneuve

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French Budget Minister Bernard Cazeneuve listens during a press... News PhotoBernard Cazeneuve,Economy,Finance,France,Horizontal,Listening,Paris - France,Press ConferencePhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench Budget Minister Bernard Cazeneuve listens during a press conference on November 5, 2013 at the economy Ministry in Paris. France will miss its agreed target to cut its public deficit to the EU's 3.0-percent threshold, the European Commission said on Tuesday, putting the 2015 shortfall at 3.7 percent. The French government deficit will hit 4.1 percent this year, according to EU figures, and will fall to 3.8 percent only next year. AFP PHOTO ERIC PIERMONT (Photo credit should read ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)