Visit of Javier Solana, Secretary General of the Council of the EU and High Representative for CFSP, to the Middle East
End production: 29/01/2009 First transmission: 29/01/2009
Javier Solana, Secretary General of the Council of the EU and High Representative for CFSP, ended his two-day trip to the Middle East with a visit to Ramallah, West Bank, on 28 January 2009. He met with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, and with Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of the Palestinian Authority. Javier Solana reiterated the support of the European Union for the Palestinian people and said they could count on continued support in the future.
After returning to Jerusalem, Javier Solana had a short informal meeting with George Mitchell, US Special Envoy for the Middle East.
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||Arrival of Javier Solana, Secretary General of the Council of the EU and High Representative for CFSP, at the office of Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority
||Mahmoud Abbas greeting Javier Solana
||Cutaway of press
||Javier Solana meeting with Mahmoud Abbas (3 shots)
||Cutaway of press
||Arrival of Javier Solana and Mahmoud Abbas in the press conference room
||Javier Solana (in ENGLISH) saying that they are aware that a lot of traffic has taken place in many families; saying his solidarity to the people who have suffered in this period of time; on the humanitarian help the EU will continue to provide.
||Views of the press conference (3 shots)
||Javier Solana leaving
||Arrival of Javier Solana at the office of Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority
||Javier Solana meeting with Salam Fayyad (3 shots)
||Views of the joint press conference by Javier Solana and Salam Fayyad (8 shots)
||General view of Jerusalem
||Exterior view of King David Hotel in Jerusalem (3 shots)
||Javier Solana meeting with George Mitchell, US Special Envoy for the Middle East (4 shots)