Leaders Attend European Council Meeting To Discuss Budget Deal


French President Francois Hollande shakes hands as European... News PhotoAgreement,Belgium,Berlaymont,Brussels-Capital Region,Budget,Europe,European Commission,European Council,European Union,Eurozone Debt Crisis,François Hollande,French Culture,Hand,Handshake,Herman Van Rompuy,Horizontal,Jose Manuel Barroso,Leadership,Politics,SummitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFrench President Francois Hollande (C) shakes hands as European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy (L) look on at the EU Headquarters on November 22, 2012 in Brussels, during a two-day European Union leaders summit called to agree a hotly-contested trillion-euro budget through 2020. European Union officials were scrambling to find an all but impossible compromise on the 2014-2020 budget that could successfully move richer nations looking for cutbacks closer to poorer ones who look to Brussels to prop up hard-hit industries and regions. AFP PHOTO / JOHN THYS (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)