José Manuel BARROSO, President of the EC, meets with Jakob KELLENBERGER, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross: roundtable
Première transmission: 20/03/2012
Brussels, Belgium - EC/Berlaymont
Fin de production: 20/03/2012
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received today in Brussels the visit of Jakob Kellenberger, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
They discussed bilateral cooperation in humanitarian aid and the latest developments in current conflict zones, including Syria.
Jakob Kellenberger held a 90-minute meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow yesterday, where he asked Russia to help persuade Damascus to allow more access for humanitarian aid to civilians trapped in areas under fire from Syrian President Bashar al Assad's forces.
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||Arrival of Jakob Kellenberger, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross - welcome by José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC