Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, 3001st meeting: extracts from the joint press conference by Siim Kallas and José Blanco López, Spanish Minister for Public Works and President in office of the Council
On 11 March 2010 at the 3001st meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, Ministers for Transport were gathered in Brussels.
The ministers discussed on the land transport and aviation issues.
On transport, they agreed a general approach on a draft directive on transportable pressure equipment, and a draft regulation on investigation and prevention of accidents and incidents in civil aviation.
The Council was also briefed by the Commission on the state of play of the negotiations, on a second-stage air services agreement with the US, which was to further develop the EU/US "Open Skies" agreement signed in 2007.
José Blanco López, Spanish Minister for Public Works and President in office of the Council, and Siim Kallas, Vice-President of th EC in charge of Transport, gave a joint press conference after the meeting. SHOTLISTLINKLINKLINK