Visit of Thura U Shwe Mann, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Burma/Myanmar, to Catherine Ashton

Type: Visit to the Commission   Reference: I-073291   Duration: 10:00:40  Lieu:
End production: 10/05/2012   First transmission: 10/05/2012
On 10 May 2012, Thura U Shwe Mann, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Burma/Myanmar, paid a visit to Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, in Brussels. The Officials discussed the situation in the ethnic regions; including the latest efforts to address the conflict in the Kachin area. They spoke about possible EU support to help underpin ceasefires and turn them into durable peace. They also talked about the political and the economic reforms underway in Burma/Mynamar.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Arrival of Thura U Shwe Mann, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of Burma/Myanmar 00:00:11
10:00:16 Arrival of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, and handshake with Thura U Shwe Mann 00:00:24
10:00:40 Round table with Catherine Ashton and Thura U Shwe Mann (4 shots) 00:00:29
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