EU-Russia Summit: extracts from the roundtable
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council
End production: 15/12/2011 First transmission: 15/12/2011
The 28th EU–Russia Summit is taking place in Brussels on 15 December. The European Union is represented by Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission. The delegation of Russia is led by President Dmitry Medvedev.
Discussions are expected to focus on the global economy and global governance issues, EU-Russia relations, in particular Russia's WTO accession, visa and mobility issues and modernisation, including the EU-Russia Partnership for Modernisation. International issues, including developments in North Africa and the Middle East, will also be on the agenda.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Catherine Ashton EU High Representative / EC Vice President, entering the room
||Günther H Oettinger, Member of the EC in charge of Energy
||Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russia, Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council and José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, entering the room
||Herman Van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso
||General view of the meting room
||Herman Van Rompuy
||José Manuel Barroso
||Cutaway of cameramen
||Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia
||General view of the meting room (4 shots)