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Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos, left, speaks with British Foreign Minister William Hague, front center, during a group photo at a meeting of NATO foreign ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers are expected to approve Turkey's request for Patriot anti-missile systems to bolster its defense against possible strikes from neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)