French Prime Minister Ayrault walks to deliver a speech after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris

 
French Prime Minister Ayrault walks to deliver a speech after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault walks to deliver a speech after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, September 28, 2012. Ayrault announced a budget bill for 2013 that commits France to 30 billion euros ($39 billion) of tax hikes and spending cuts with the goal of reducing the public deficit to 3 percent of GDP next year to honour the country's European commitments. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer