Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Andris BERZINS, President of Latvia:
- arrival and roundtable
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - European Parliament
End production: 13/11/2012 First transmission: 13/11/2012
Martin SCHULZ, EP President met today with Andris BERZINS, President of Latvia: at the premises of the European Parliament in Brussels.
Andris BERZINS is the President of Latvia, having won the presidential election held on 2 June 2011. He defeated incumbent Valdis Zatlers, winning the support of 53 MPs out of 100 in a parliamentary ballot. The new president of Latvia had called for radical reforms to curb the corrupting influence of oligarchs.
Mr. BERZINS was active in politics after Latvia regained independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991. Latvia is struggling to meet the conditions of a massive loan from the International Monetary Fund and European Union.
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||Exterior shot of the EP, Brussels
||Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Andris BERZINS, President of Latvia: arrival, greetings and shakehands.
||Arrival to the EP President premises. Signature of the EP Guests' Book.
||Round table meeting.