Visit of José Manuel Barroso to Estonia

Type: Report   Reference: I-060667   Duration: 10:11:43  Lieu:
End production: 23/02/2009   First transmission: 23/02/2009
On 23 February 2009, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, visited Tallin where he was handed the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana, founded in 1995 to honour the independence of the Estonian State. The order is bestowed by the President of Estonia on foreigners who have rendered special services to the Estonian Republic. José Manuel Barroso also met with Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister.

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10:08:34 Title 00:00:04
10:08:39 Exterior views of the Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallinn, where the ceremony took place (2 shots) 00:00:14
10:08:53 Views of the room where the ceremony was held and of the audience (3 shots) 00:00:19
10:09:12 Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC 00:00:10
10:09:22 Toomas Henrik Ilves, President of Estonia, speaking 00:00:05
10:09:27 Cutaway 00:00:05
10:09:32 Toomas Hendrik Ilves handing over the Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana to José Manuel Barroso 00:00:11
10:09:43 Cutaway of people applauding 00:00:03
10:09:46 Exterior view of Stenbock House (Prime Minister's office) (2 shots) 00:00:15
10:10:01 Arrival of José Manuel Barroso and greeting by Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister 00:00:20
10:10:21 José Manuel Barroso meeting with Andrus Ansip (3 shots) 00:00:16
10:10:37 Arrival of Andrus Ansip and José Manuel Barroso in the press conference room 00:00:07
10:10:44 Andrus Ansip speaking (in ESTONIAN) 00:00:05
10:10:49 José Manuel Barroso (in ENGLISH) saying that he has accepted it on behalf of the European Commission, as a recognition of the work the Commission has done for the successful enlarged European Union and the spirit of solidarity in our Union. 00:00:16
10:11:05 Cutaway 00:00:10
10:11:15 José Manuel Barroso (in ENGLISH) saying that he supports the Prime Minister's line of persevering with sound fiscal and structural policies so that Estonia can reinforce its competiveness and rebalance its economy; these policies will also help to meet the conditions for entry in the euro area in the foreseeable future. 00:00:21
10:11:36 Cutaway 00:00:07
10:11:43 Exterior view of Stenbock House 00:00:07
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