Statement by Benita Ferrero-Waldner on the Bulgarian nurses
Type: Speech - summary
End production: 17/07/2007
Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, reacted to the announcement of the spokesman of the families of the Libyan children that seemed to indicate that a satisfactory solution had been found for them.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Exterior view of the European Commission building with EU flags
||Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Member of the EC in charge of External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, in her office (2 shots)
||Benita Ferrero-Waldner (in ENGLISH) saying that she welcomes the announcement of the spokesman of the families of the Libyan children, that seems to indicate that a satisfactory solution had been found for them; this is good news; she considers this as another additional step towards a positive solution for which the EC has been working so hard for so long;
she hopes that the High Judicial Council will convene very soon and trusts that this Council can take a decision in favour of the Bulgarian nurses and the Palestinian doctor;
emphasising that the EC stands by its commitments to continue assisting the children, their families and the Benghazi hospital in fighting the scourge of HIV/AIDS;
saying that the EC has been on the spot in Tripoli for all the time, all the procedures and is still following the events very closely
||Benita Ferrero-Waldner in her office