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Thousands protest ahead of EU Summit

2012-06-29 03:01:17 GMT2012-06-29 11:01:17(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Protesters participate in a demonstration by AidWatch a few hours before EU Summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, on June 28, 2012. According to the AidWatch, European leaders made a promise to help world's poorest by spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid, but only four EU countries, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are leading the way as members of the "0.7%" club in 2011. (Xinhua/Yan Ting)

Protesters hold ballons during a demonstration by AidWatch a few hours before EU Summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, on June 28, 2012. According to the AidWatch, European leaders made a promise to help world's poorest by spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid, but only four EU countries, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are leading the way as members of the "0.7%" club in 2011. (Xinhua/Yan Ting)

Protesters participate in a demonstration by AidWatch a few hours before EU Summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, on June 28, 2012. According to the AidWatch, European leaders made a promise to help world's poorest by spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid, but only four EU countries, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are leading the way as members of the "0.7%" club in 2011. (Xinhua/Yan Ting)

Protesters participate in a demonstration by AidWatch a few hours before EU Summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, on June 28, 2012. According to the AidWatch, European leaders made a promise to help world's poorest by spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid, but only four EU countries, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are leading the way as members of the "0.7%" club in 2011. (Xinhua/Yan Ting)

Protesters participate in a demonstration by AidWatch a few hours before EU Summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, on June 28, 2012. According to the AidWatch, European leaders made a promise to help world's poorest by spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid, but only four EU countries, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are leading the way as members of the "0.7%" club in 2011. (Xinhua/Yan Ting)

Protesters participate in a demonstration by AidWatch a few hours before EU Summit in Brussels, capital of Belgium, on June 28, 2012.

According to the AidWatch, European leaders made a promise to help world's poorest by spending 0.7% of gross national income on aid, but only four EU countries, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and Luxembourg are leading the way as members of the "0.7%" club in 2011.

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