Official visit by Martin SCHULZ, EP President to Bratislava:

Type: News   Reference: 86755   Duration: 00:05:08  Lieu: Bratislava, Slovakia
End production: 17/09/2012   First transmission: 17/09/2012
- meeting with Ivan GAŠPAROVIČ, President of the Slovak Republic - meeting with Miroslav LAJCAK, Minister of Foreign Affairs - meeting with Pavol PASKA, Speaker of the National Council - meeting with Roberto FICO, Prime Minister The President of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz, is paying a one-day official visit to Slovakia today. President Schulz met with the highest Slovak officials: President Ivan Gašparovič and Prime Minister Roberto Fico. During the visit, the president will also addressed the National Council of Slovakia.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior shots of the Presidential Palace. 00:00:12
00:00:17 EP President Martin Schulz meeting with Slovak President Ivan Gašparovič – shake hands, family picture and round table meeting 00:00:25
00:00:42 Exterior shots of - the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 00:00:06
00:00:48 EP President meeting with Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák, shake hands and round table meeting 00:00:28
00:01:16 Exterior shots of the Castle of Bratislava. 00:00:09
00:01:25 Arrival of the EP President to the Castle, meeting with the Speaker of the National Council Pavol PAŠKA and with members of the National Council. 00:00:35
00:02:00 Signature on the Distinguished Guest’s book 00:00:10
00:02:10 Arrival of EP President Martin SCHULZ to the National Council, welcome by Pavol PAŠKA, Speaker of the National Council 00:00:12
00:02:22 Address of EP President to the Slovak National Council, arrival to the chamber. 00:00:07
00:02:29 SOUNDBITE (German) EP President Martin SCHULZ: "The European integration process has given us the longest period of peace and prosperity in the history of our continent. The European Union has made the artificial division of our continent by the Iron Curtain a thing of the past." 00:00:32
00:03:01 Interior, hemicycle, cut away shots, (4 shots) 00:00:29
00:03:30 Applause, (2 shots) 00:00:10
00:03:40 Press point, arrival 00:00:05
00:03:45 SOUNDBITE (Slovak) Speaker Pavol PAŠKA, welcomes the journalists to the press point 00:00:15
00:04:00 SOUNDBITE (German) Martin SCHULZ, EP President: "I want to answer this question with a reference to my own childhood. When I was a young man and I have discussed that yesterday with the Speaker of your Parliament, I had this idea of a 'United States of Europe', a sort of U.S.A. on European ground." 00:00:21
00:04:21 Exterior shot at the Slovak Government premises. 00:00:05
00:04:26 Arrival of EP President, meeting with Prime Minister Robert Fico, shake hands and round table. 00:00:00
00:04:26 Arrival of EP President, meeting with Prime Minister Robert Fico, shake hands and round table. 00:00:19
00:04:45 Arrival to the joint press briefing with Prime Minister Robert FICO 00:00:02
00:04:47 SOUNDBITE (German) Martin SCHULZ, EP President: "That had happened successfully under the cohesion policy and we will fight together so that this cohesion policy will continue." 00:00:06
00:04:53 Two shot of the Press Point (1 shot) 00:00:04
00:04:57 SOUNDBITE (Slovak) Roberto FICO, Slovak Prime Minister: "All necessary processes are now in progress, in the Eurozone and also in Slovakia". 00:00:11
00:05:08 END 00:00:00
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