Foreign Affairs Council, 3199th meeting (Defence): round table Defence session

Type: Report   Reference: I-075327   Duration: 10:02:25  Lieu:
End production: 19/11/2012   First transmission: 19/11/2012
On 19 November 2012, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, chaired the 3199th meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels. During the Council, the EU Ministers for Defence reviewed developments in the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). They were invited to give guidance for further work on the operations in the Horn of Africa (Operation Atalanta, EU training mission in Somalia) and the Western Balkans (Operation Althea). In addition, the Council was to be briefed on the work of the Commission’s taskforce on the defence industry. The Council also debated the situation in Mali and preparations for a possible EU military operation for the training of the Malian army. They also looked ahead at the European Council dedicated to defence, tentatively scheduled for December 2013.

Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
PDF version

TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 General view of the meeting 00:00:05
10:00:10 Thomas de Maizière, German Federal Minister for Defence, Alexandr Vondra, Czech Minister for Defence, and Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA) 00:00:04
10:00:14 Jeannine Hennis-Plasschaert, Dutch Minister for Defence (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:00:25 General views of the meeting (2 shots) 00:00:09
10:00:34 Demetris Eliades, Cypriot Minister for Defence 00:00:05
10:00:39 General view of the meeting 00:00:04
10:00:44 Pedro Morenés, Spanish Minister for Defence (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:00:55 General view of the meeting 00:00:06
10:01:01 Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Defence (2 shots) 00:00:08
10:01:10 Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and President of the Council (3 shots) 00:00:16
10:01:27 Urmas Reinsalu, Estonian Minister for Defence 00:00:05
10:01:32 Jean-Yves Le Drian 00:00:05
10:01:38 Cutaway of a photographer 00:00:05
10:01:43 José Pedro Aguiar-Branco, Portuguese Minister for National Defence (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:01:55 General view of the meeting 00:00:03
10:01:59 Andrew Murrison, British Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry for Defence 00:00:05
10:02:04 Anu Anguelov, Bulgarian Minister for Defence 00:00:05
10:02:10 Catherine Ashton (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:02:20 Sebastian Huluban, Romanian Secretary of State for Defence Policy and Planning 00:00:05
10:02:25 General views of the meeting (2 shots) 00:00:10
Audiovisual Services
European Commission
ec.europa.eu/avservices
 
Conditions of use
© European Union, 2015