Visit of Antonio Tajani and Maria Damanaki to Athens: extracts from the press conference

Type: Report   Reference: I-075078   Duration: 10:02:17  Lieu:
End production: 29/10/2012   First transmission: 29/10/2012
Maria Damanaki, Member of the EC in charge of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, and Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, held a press conference on 29 October 2012 in Athens, Greece, after their meeting with Antonis Samaras, Greek Prime Minister.

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10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, and Maria Damanaki, Member of the EC in charge of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, arriving at the press conference 00:00:12
10:00:17 Antonio Tajani and Maria Damanaki sitting next to Panayotis Carvounis, Head of the EC Representation in Greece 00:00:08
10:00:25 Wide shot of the press conference room 00:00:06
10:00:31 SOUNDBITE by Antonio Tajani (in ITALIAN) saying that he will speak that night in front of the business community to reiterate his personal commitment and that of all of the European Union, for the support of the Greek people with strong actions related to growth. 00:00:17
10:00:49 Cutaway to journalists (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:00:59 SOUNDBITE by Maria Damanaki (in GREEK) saying that they succeeded, with the support of President Barroso, for there to be a facilitation in the visa procedures for tourists entering Greece; that was an important and positive achievement that helped Greece during a crucial period. 00:00:22
10:01:22 Cutaway to person taking photo 00:00:03
10:01:25 Antonio Tajani, Maria Damanaki and Panayotis Carvounis 00:00:04
10:01:30 SOUNDBITE by Antonio Tajani (in ITALIAN) saying that he is convinced that the Troika and Greece are very close to a deal; and that is what he wishes; they are finalizing the last details; he is optimistic. 00:00:23
10:01:54 Cutaway to journalists (2 shots) 00:00:08
10:02:02 SOUNDBITE by Maria Damanaki (in GREEK) saying that she understands the difficulties that exist, but she wants to underline that under no circumstances must the effort stop for Greece to remain within the euro. 00:00:12
10:02:14 Wide shot of press conference room 00:00:03
10:02:17 Antonio Tajani and Maria Damanaki talking 00:00:04
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