On 13 November 2013, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, participated in the 1st EU-Myanmar Task Force with Soe Thein, Minister of the President's Office of Myanmar/Burma.
The purpose of the Task Force was to provide comprehensive support to the transition in Burma/Myanmar by bringing together all of the tools and mechanisms – both political and economic (development aid, peace process support, investments) – available to the EU.
On this occasion, they gave an opening speech in Yangon. SHOTLISTLINK
Type: Complete speech Reference: I-083621 Date: 14/11/2013 Duration: 07:48Personalities: Baroness Ashton of Upholland, U Soe TheinLocation:Yangon Languages:ORIGINAL,