Visit of Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag, to José Manuel Barroso
Type: Visit to the Commission
End production: 01/02/2012 First transmission: 01/02/2012
On 1 February 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag, in Brussels. They had an exchange of views on the outcome of the informal European Council of 30 January and emphasised the need for swift implementation of the measures agreed so as to bring the European Union on the path of lasting stability, convergence and economic growth. They also discussed the state of democracy in Europe and the role of the Bundestag in European affairs. President Barroso welcomed the German parliament's active engagement in European matters and congratulated the Bundestag on the fifth anniversary of its office in Brussels.
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||Arrival of Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag, and handshake with José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC (2 shots)
||Round table with José Manuel Barroso and Norbert Lammert (2 shots)