Catherine ASHTON, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, inaugurates the LAS crisis room, in Cairo
Première transmission: 13/11/2012
Fin de production: 13/11/2012
Inauguration of the LAS crisis room
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||Outside views (2 shots)
||Group photo (2 shots)
||Inauguration of the LAS crisis room (5 shots)
||Soundbite (in English) by Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC:
Our aim into this was to bring Agostino Miozzo who is a brilliant person in every possible waywhen it comes to dealing with how you handle crisis situations and how you prepare for the unexpected. What we see today is the living example of the kind of collaboration that I want to see more of, as we develop and deeper our relationship with the League of Arab States. There is much we have to do with each other and much we have to learn from each other, but I hope that this crisis room and the knowledge and expertise that will be gathered here will be valuable for all the citizens of this Region, as indeed the room that we have in Brussels is to our citizens. And I pay tribute to everyone, Dina and everybody else who has worked so hard to bring this into reality.
||Join press conference with Dr Nabil El Araby, Secretary General of the League of Arab
Soundbite (in English) by Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC:
I believe that strengthening the relationship between League of Arab States and the European Union is absolutely vital, given the historic changes that we are going through, particularly, but not only, across the Arab world. These changes really give new opportunities but they also present great challenges which we need to work and face together.