Official visit by Martin SCHULZ, EP President to Romania:

Type: News   Reference: 87526   Duration: 00:04:22  Lieu: Bucharest, Romania
End production: 31/10/2012   First transmission: 31/10/2012
- meeting with Valeriu ZGONEA, President of the Chamber of Deputies of Romania - extracts from the speech by Martin SCHULZ, EP President in the Plenary meeting of the Chamber of Deputies - meeting with Traian BASESCU, President of Romania

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00:00:05 Arrival at the Romanian Parliament. Martin SCHULZ EP, President is welcomed by the Valeriu ZGONEA President of the Chamber, Honour Guard, Romanian anthem , salute the troupes and flag (2 shots) 00:00:29
00:00:34 General view Romanian Parliament – hemicycle 00:00:06
00:00:40 SOUNDBITE (German) Martin SCHULZ EP, President “I am pretty sure that a political act will meet the democratic values. I am totally convinced that we can confront the problems in the grass roots and find the solutions which will be trustworthy. In the current crisis, the best solution is the cooperation between the EU state members. Each state member should put into action activities to reinforce EURO. In particular, we have to earn back the interest of Europeans citizens and provide to them solutions to the severe problems they face. Our activities should mainly focus on the decrease of corruption. 00:00:50
00:01:30 Cutaways, views with the audience (4 shots) 00:00:19
00:01:49 Receiving the Honour medal 00:00:08
00:01:57 SOUNDBITE (English) Martin SCHULZ EP, President “ I understood that the last one (whom received this honour) was King Michel when he was 90 . So this is an encouragement for me to become 90 years as well. Thank you very much. 00:00:21
00:02:18 Walking out of the Parliament 00:00:09
00:02:27 Cotroceni Palace: Martin SCHULZ EP, President is welcomed by Traian BASESCU, President of Romania, handshake (2 shots) 00:00:12
00:02:39 Views in the office during the meeting (3 shots) 00:00:11
00:02:50 Arrival to the Press conference 00:00:10
00:03:00 SOUNDBITE (Romanian) Traian BASESCU , President of Romania I’m glad that the EP President managed to make also a visit in the country , and didn’t limited himself only to a few meetings here in Bucharest. 00:00:12
00:03:12 SOUNDBITE (Romanian) Traian BASESCU , President of Romania More the EU leaders will visit our country they will know and understand us better, they will appreciate at our true value. 00:00:13
00:03:25 SOUNDBITE (English) Martin SCHULZ EP, President We agree abut the necessities within Europe, concerning the necessities of the financing of the multiannual financial framework, the Pact for growth, and the investments, especially for jobs. The Schengen question , you and I we fought together in the European Council for Romania’s access to Schengen. 00:00:25
00:03:50 SOUNDBITE (English) Martin SCHULZ EP, President I repeat here, this is the position of the European Parliament : Romania’s is fulfilling the necessary criteria, and therefore is having the right to access the Schengen area 00:00:12
00:04:02 SOUNDBITE (English) Martin SCHULZ EP, President I think the decisions to be taken in t he next weeks , specially concerning the financings of the cohesion policy is of highest importance for the EP. 00:00:16
00:04:18 Departure 00:00:04
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