Achievements of the Danish Presidency: extracts from the press conference

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Fin de production: 02/07/2012
Extracts from the Press conference from the Danish Presidency's ending

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00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 General view of the speakers 00:00:04
00:00:09 SOUNDBITE by Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen , Danish Permanent Representative (In English) saying that: First of all, trying to deliver concrete results across the board and across all areas to demonstrate that the EU does work, can work and can continue to work with 27 member states. I believe we have delivered that, I will not go trough all result, I believe you have followed that along the way. 00:00:26
00:00:35 Cutaway 00:00:04
00:00:39 SOUNDBITE by Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen (In English) saying that: We also stimulated as much as we could in the present economic climate the green agenda which is always part of a Danish agenda and was also part of this presidency's agenda. In this area we couldn't reach all of our goals but the most important one, the energy efficiency directive, also part of the growth agenda was achieved and we were very happy with that. 00:00:25
00:01:04 Cutaway 00:00:04
00:01:08 SOUNDBITE by Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen (In English) saying that: We wanted to deliver on the heading of a safer Europe; in this respect we achieved a number of results in the JHA areas including one, on Schengen which was not entirely welcomed by the European Parliament as you all know. I wrote a mention deepening the positive agenda with Turkey not least when it comes to readmission and visa, candidate state for Serbia and last Friday the opening of accession negotiations with Montenegro. 00:00:31
00:01:39 Cutaway 00:00:04
00:01:43 SOUNDBITE by Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen (In English) saying that: On the MFF, the next 7 years budget, we were tasked in December to deliver the basis for the final stage of negotiations; that is now been achieved, the progress was recognized and welcomed by the European Council and the time schedule for concluding this was confirmed. 00:00:21
00:02:04 Cutaway 00:00:05
00:02:09 End 00:00:00
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