Foreign Affairs Council: roundtable
Première transmission: 22/03/2010
Brussels, Belgium - Council/Justus Lipsius
Fin de production: 22/03/2010
The European Foreign Affairs Ministers will gather in Brussels for the Council which will be chaired by the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton.
Ministers are expected to discuss in particular Haiti and the Middle East Peace Process following Catherine Ashton's visit to the region. Ministers will also focus on Chili situation following the earthquake and the strengthening of EU operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
In the margins of the Council, the following events are due to take place: Ministerial political dialogue with IGAD (intergovernmental Authority on Development)-Horn of Africa, and EU-Council of Europe Quadripartite meeting.
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||Radoslaw Sikorski, Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Jean Asselborn, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg
||Werner Hoyer, Secretary of State at the German Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs (2 shots)
||Cutaway of cameramen
||Carl Bildt, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, with Radoslaw Sikorski
||Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, and Alexander Stubb, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs
||General view of the meeting
||Catherine Ashton and Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development
||Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
||Jan Kohout, Czech Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, with Carl Bildt, and Andris Piebalgs
||Dimitrios Droutsas, Greek Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, with Alexander Stubb, with Miroslav Lajčák, Slovakian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and with Radoslaw Sikorski (2 shots)
||Miguel Ángel Moratinos, and Catherine Ashton, joined by Bernard Kouchner, French Minister for Foreign and European Affairs (2 shots)
||Péter Balázsz, Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs
||Andris Piebalgs, and Kristalina Georgieva, Member of the EC in charge of International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response
||General views of the meeting (4 shots)