European Council: extracts from the arrivals and doorsteps

Type: News   Reference: 78415   Duration: 00:03:31  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council/Justus Lipsius
End production: 24/06/2011   First transmission: 24/06/2011
EU heads of state and government meet in Brussels on 23-24 June for an European Council devoted to economic matters, migration, the EU's Southern Neighbourhood and Croatia's accession to the EU. During the second day of the summit, they are expected to nominate Mario Draghi as the future President of the European Central Bank. They will also assess implementation of migration policies and will discuss developments in the southern Mediterranean, focusing on Libya, Syria and the Middle East peace process.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Arrival of Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council (2 shots) 00:00:08
00:00:13 Arrival of Catherine Ashton, EU High Representative and EC Vice President (3 shots) 00:00:12
00:00:25 Arrival of Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor (3 shots) 00:00:07
00:00:32 SOUNDBITE (in GERMAN) Angela Merkel saying that last night they reached a good agreement for the stability of the euro. We are going to motive Greece and Portugal to respect their programmes. And it is also good that there is an agreement between Greece, the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the troika. Now the Parliament will have to vote to get this aid that will be public and private. 00:00:51
00:01:23 Arrival of Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:08
00:01:31 Arrival of Mark Rutte, Dutch Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:11
00:01:42 Arrival of Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:07
00:01:49 Arrival of Enda Kenny, Irish Taoiseach (4 shots) 00:00:07
00:01:56 Arrival of Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Luxembourg and President of the Eurogroup (2 shots) 00:00:09
00:02:05 Arrival of Nicolas Sarkozy, French President (2 shots) 00:00:09
00:02:14 Arrival of José Manuel Barroso, EC President (2 shots) 00:00:06
00:02:20 Arrival of Viktor Orbán, Hungarian Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:11
00:02:31 Arrival of Pedro Passos Coelho, Portuguese Prime Minister (3 shots) 00:00:09
00:02:40 Arrival of George A. Papandreou, Greek Prime Minister (4 shots) 00:00:09
00:02:49 Arrival of David Cameron, UK Prime Minister (4 shots) 00:00:10
00:02:59 SOUNDBITE (in ENGLISH) David Cameron saying: Everybody wants to support the Greek government on the steps that they are taking. In the case of Britain I sought assurances that Britain wouldn't be pull into a Eurozone package for Greece and I received those assurances. But today is about the future of our economies in Europe, making them more competitive, having more deregulation, getting behind small businesses, encouraging trade. That's the real boost that the European economy needs and that's what we are fighting for today. 00:00:32
00:03:31 End 00:00:00
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