Martin SCHULZ, EP president meets with Mikheil SAAKASHVILI, President of Georgia:
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - European Parliament
End production: 14/11/2012 First transmission: 14/11/2012
- arrival and roundtable
- extracts from the press point
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Exterior view of the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, (1 shot)
||Arrival of Mikheil SAAKASHVILI, President of Georgia, handshake with Martin SCHULZ, EP President, (1 shot)
||EP President Cabinet office, tour de table Martin SCHULZ, EP president meets with the President of Georgia, Mikkhei SAAKASHVILI, (9 shots)
||Presspoint: SOUNDIBTE (English): Martin SCHULZ, EP President: "The European Union is looking with a lot of interest, particularly worry about the development of situation in the country, what the country needs is prudent and carefully transition period after the building of a new government."
||Presspoint: SOUNDIBTE (English): Martin SCHULZ, EP President:"I think the respect of the rule of the Constitution is therefore the basis and a good basis the Constitution in Georgia foresees that the next Presidential election will be in October 2013 therefore I think cohabitation should from the new elected government between you and the Prime Minister organise that at least until the foreseen next Presidential election. We are looking as European Union to Georgia as an important partner in the region."
||Presspoint: SOUNDBITE (English): Mikheil SAAKASHVILI, President of Georgia:"We are here to advocate Georgia further 'approchment' with the European Union, getting the European perspective for Georgia, progressing on visa liberalisation."
||Presspoint: SOUNDBITE (English): Mikheil SAAKASHVILI, President of Georgia:"We strongly want and are appealing to the present Georgia government to cooperate, we have a lot of party differences inside the country, there are lots of things we might like or not like, but we cannot neglect and ignore the long term needs of our Nation, cooperation also in the European framework."