Visit of Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, to José Manuel Barroso

Type: Visit to the Commission   Reference: I-061978   Duration: 10:33:09  Lieu:
End production: 10/06/2009
Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, was in Brussels on 10 June 2009 for talks with José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, on the current economic crisis hitting Latvia. Latvia's government backed a new austerity package of tax rises and spending cuts which it hopes will win it more aid from the IMF and EU. Painful cuts in spending worth around 10 percent of GDP over three years are key to the measures to ease the Baltic country's economic woes.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:32:33 Title 00:00:04
10:32:38 Exterior view of the European Commission building 00:00:07
10:32:45 Joint arrival of Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, and of José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and handshake 00:00:24
10:33:09 Round table (2 shots) 00:00:12
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