Friends of Cohesion: - arrival and welcome by Martin SCHULZ, EP President - round table - family photo

Type: News   Reference: 87893   Duration: 00:04:28  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - European Parliament
End production: 13/11/2012   First transmission: 13/11/2012
Leaders of the “Friends of Cohesion” group gathered at the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss tactics ahead of the battle for the EU budget. They were welcomed by Martin SCHULZ, EP President. The Friends of Cohesion Group formed seven years ago, during the negotiations about the previous EU budget for 2007-2013, in order to coordinate the positions of countries that are the main beneficiaries of the cohesion policy. The Group consists of 15 Member States: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. Croatia, was also invited as their accession to the EU is expected to be 1 July 2013.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the EP, Brussels 00:00:05
00:00:10 Official cars, delegations arrivals Donald TUSK, Prime Minister of Poland and Pedro PASSOS COELHO, Prime Minister of Portugal (3shots) 00:00:10
00:00:20 Antonis SAMARAS, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic 00:00:09
00:00:29 36 Lawrence GONZI, Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta Weclome by Martin SCHULZ, EP President Pedro PASSOS COELHO, Prime Minister of Portugal and Donald TUSK, Prime Minister of Poland 00:00:11
00:00:40 Victor PONTA, Prime Minister of Romania (2 shots) 00:00:13
00:00:53 Valdis DOMBROVSKIS, Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia (2 shots) 00:00:21
00:01:14 Zoran MILANOVIĆ, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia (3 shots) 00:00:13
00:01:27 Boyko BORISSOV, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria (2 shots) 00:00:27
00:01:54 Viktor ORBÁN, Prime Minister of Hungary (2 shots) 00:00:09
00:02:03 Official delegation arrival 00:00:12
00:02:15 José Manuel BARROSO, President of the European Commission (2 shots) 00:00:13
00:02:28 Vytautas LEŠKEVIČIUS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania (3 shots) 00:00:16
00:02:44 Robert FICO, Prime Minister of Slovakia (2 shots) 00:00:22
00:03:06 Andreas MAVROYIANNIS, Deputy Minister for European Affairs of Cyprus, EU Presidency (3 shots) 00:00:09
00:03:15 ROUND TABLE Officials in the meeting room Iñigo MENDEZ DE VIGO, Secretary of State for European affairs of the Kingdom of Spain 00:00:12
00:03:27 Andrus ANSIP, Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia 00:00:03
00:03:30 END 00:00:03
00:03:33 Bernadette SÉGOL, General Secretary of ETUC 00:00:04
00:03:37 Andreas MAVROYIANNIS, Deputy Minister for European Affairs of Cyprus, EU Presidency 00:00:05
00:03:42 Zoran MILANOVIĆ, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia 00:00:04
00:03:46 José Manuel BARROSO, President of the European Commission 00:00:04
00:03:50 Antonis SAMARAS, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic 00:00:05
00:03:55 General view of the meeting room 00:00:05
00:04:00 Antonis SAMARAS, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic speaking with Boyko BORISSOV, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria 00:00:07
00:04:07 Martin SCHULZ, EP President entering the room, handshake (3 shots) 00:00:17
00:04:24 General view of the meeting room 00:00:04
00:04:28 FAMILY PHOTO 00:00:00
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