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PARIS, FRANCE: The inaugural TGV-Eurostar train leaves the Paris Gare du Nord station 06 May 1994, past flags of the EU and European nations, as it carries French President Francois Mitterrand and Prime Minister Edouard Balladur to their rendezvous with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo credit should read JEAN-LOUP GAUTREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE:  The inaugural TGV-Eurostar train leaves the Paris Gare du Nord station 06 May 1994, past flags of the EU and European nations, as it carries French President Francois Mitterrand and Prime Minister Edouard Balladur to their rendezvous with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo credit should read JEAN-LOUP GAUTREAU/AFP/Getty Images)