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Euro Ministers Seek New Crisis Momentum as Unrest Returns

European finance chiefs will seek to win back crisis-management momentum to navigate through emerging political pitfalls after markets signaled last week that the three-year crisis is far from over.

Ministers from the 17-member euro area meet in Brussels today to discuss aid to Cyprus and Greece as a tightening election contest in Italy and a political scandal in Spain disrupt market calm. Group of 20 finance chiefs and central bankers will gather in Moscow Feb. 15-16.