Foreign Affairs Council, 3005th meeting/General Affairs Council, 3004th meeting: joint round table
End production: 22/03/2010 First transmission: 22/03/2010
On 22 March 2010, the EU Ministers for Foreign Affairs and General Affairs, prepared in Brussels, the Spring European Council, which is going to focus on preparation of a new European strategy for growth and jobs, the EU 2020 strategy, and follow-up to the Copenhagen conference on climate change. The Council also assessed the state of play on preparatory work for the setting-up of the European External Action Service.
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||Franco Frattini, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots)
||Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and President in office of the Council, with Alexander Stubb, Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs
||Werner Hoyer, Secretary of State at the German Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs
||Miguel Ángel Moratinos, and Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC
||Péter Balázs, Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs
||Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration, and Catherine Ashton
||Miguel Ángel Moratinos
||Miroslav Lajčák, Slovakian Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Maroš Šefčovič
||Miguel Ángel Moratinos, and Catherine Ashton
||Arrival of Carl Bildt, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (2 shots)
||General view of the meeting