German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, right, stands with Austrian counterpart Ursula Plassnik, left, and Dutch counterpart Maxime Verhagen, center, during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels, Monday March 5, 2007. EU foreign ministers met Monday for talks focusing on Palestinian efforts to establish a unity government, following the failure of the latest round of negotiations between rivals Fatah and Hamas. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
No scarf, but what a wonderful outfit! Of course it may not be ruffles; it may be that Ursula has at last consented to allow Mr. Stenmeier to elaborately cover her with Reddi-whip. Either way, what a great start for a new week!