EU - Iceland: Geir HAARDE, Icelandic Prime Minister, visits EC President José Manuel BARROSO and extracts from their joint press briefing

Type: NEWS   Référence: 56073   Durée: 00:02:40   Première transmission: 27/02/2008  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - EC/Berlaymont
Fin de production: 27/02/2008
During his first visit, Icelands Prime Minister Geir HAARDE and EC President José-Manuel Barroso had the opportunity to put emphasis on the fisheries and maritime policy of iceland and the EU. EC Commisioner José-Manuel Barroso underlined the excellent relations between Iceland and the EU stressing the importance to go further, especially in fishery policy.

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00:00:00 Title. 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior General View EC. (1 Shot) 00:00:05
00:00:10 Arrival EC President Jose-Manuel BARROSO with Icelands' Prime Minister Geir HAARD. (2 Shots) 00:00:22
00:00:32 Cutaway Press. (1 Shot) 00:00:05
00:00:37 Arrival Press Point EC President José-Manuel BARROSO with Icelands' Prime Minister Geir HAARD. (1 Shot) 00:00:10
00:00:47 Soundbite EC President José-Manuel BARROSO (in English): We already have a close cooperation in a large number of areas but i think there is still ground to enhance this, for example in areas such as maritime affairs and indeed during our meeting we have discussed maritime and fishery policy in the very detail. 00:00:17
00:01:04 Cutaway Press. ( 1 Shot) 00:00:07
00:01:11 Soundbite EC President José-Manuel BARROSO (in English): We are in a very initial phase of preparing the future of common Fishery Policy, a reform and so i asked the Prime Minister, an expert and who is in touch with ours so that we received the input of iceland when we are now shaping the future of our common Fishery Policy. 00:00:23
00:01:34 Cutaway Press. (1 Shot) 00:00:05
00:01:39 Soundbite Prime Minister of Iceland, Geir HAARD (in English): THe EU is planning to revise its Common Fishery Policy to 2012 and indeed the Common Agriculture Policy to 2013, we discussed a number of points related to this and also the green paper of the Union with respect to Maritime Policy in general. 00:00:21
00:02:00 Cutaway. (1 Shot) 00:00:06
00:02:06 Soundbite EC President José-Manuel Barroso (in English): Our understanding , not only for iceland, but for any similar case, long term monitoring integration within the Euro-Area can only be envisaged in the broader context of the EU membership. This would include the Euro accession as foreseen based on the achievement of nominal convergence. 00:00:22
00:02:28 Leaving of EC President José-Manuel BARROSO and Icelands' Prime Minister Geir HAARD. ( 1 Shot) 00:00:12
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