Martin SCHULZ participates to the Friends of Cohesion High Level meeting

Type: News   Reference: 87290   Duration: 00:03:38  Lieu: Bratislava, Slovakia
End production: 05/10/2012   First transmission: 05/10/2012
Martin Schulz, President of the European Parlament, is in Bratislava, for the high – level meeting of the "Friends of Cohesion" Group. This meeting aims to promote the common interests of the "Friends of Cohesion" Group especially in terms of maintaining adequate funding for cohesion policy. The meeting is an important moment in the completion of negotiations, at the EU level, on the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014 -2020.

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00:00:00 TITLE 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior shot of the Bratislava castle 00:00:05
00:00:10 Exterior shot of the slovakian flag 00:00:05
00:00:15 Exterior shot of the official arrival 00:00:05
00:00:20 Arrival of M. Martin Schulz, EP president 00:00:06
00:00:26 View of M. Martin Schulz, EP President, shacking hand with Slovakian Prime Minister, Robert Fico 00:00:05
00:00:31 Soundbite 1, M. Martin Schulz, EP President "I underlined this position i want to present to you also in the meeting, absolutely clearly, it's fighting for one European Union, not for a split European Union in different pieces. We are strong together or we are weak alone." 00:00:32
00:01:03 Various shots of the family photo with M. Martin Schulz, Robert Fico and all the members of Friends of Cohesion High Level meeting (2 shots) 00:00:15
00:01:18 Soundbite 2, M. Martin Schulz, EP President "The financial perspective must lead now to a fair deal and a fear deal means that we need a pragmatic approach and not a idelogical one. A pragmatic approach means a investment of the European Union and the frame of Cohesion Policy is the best instrument to stabilize countries and to regain economic growth and via economic growth: employment." 00:00:28
00:01:46 Various shots of the official meeting "Friends of Cohesion High level" (3 shots) 00:00:16
00:02:02 Soundbite 3, M. Martin Schulz, EP President "All the political tendencies: conservatives, christians democates, liberals, greens, socialists even the left wing group in the European Parlament voted for the line represented here by the Friends of Cohesion. So it was easy for me to express my support for the joined declaration adopted by 15 governments out of 27." 00:00:31
00:02:33 Arrival of M. Martin Schulz at the press conference 00:00:09
00:02:42 Soundbite 4, M. Martin Schulz, EP President "Cohesion policy on the other side is, for some of the members countries, the only means to overcome the economic crisis in which the countries were. I was deeply impressed by prime minister, M. Dombrovskis, from Latvia who adressed in the European Parlament, the group of the european people's party, by saying: in the deepest crisis of my country, the only money I had to survive was the cohesion money of the European Union. Because we've got it, we came out of the crisis.' 00:00:39
00:03:21 Various shots of the press conference 00:00:06
00:03:27 General view of the journalist and camera during the press conference 00:00:05
00:03:32 Exterior shot of the Bratislava castle 00:00:06
00:03:38 END 00:00:00
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