European Council: roundtable

Type: News   Reference: 91063   Duration: 00:03:41  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council / Justus Lipsius
End production: 13/12/2012   First transmission: 13/12/2012
The European Leaders gathered this afternoon in Brussels for a two-day meeting mainly devoted to adjust the European response to the economic crisis. They were expected to discuss a specific and timebound roadmap for the completion of the Economic and Monetary Union, in a view to boost confidence in its long term viability. The objective is to close the gaps in the EMU architecture which were revealed by the crisis.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Arrival of Dalia Grybauskaitè, Lithuanian President - welcome by Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council 00:00:07
00:00:12 Arrival of Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian Prime Minister 00:00:06
00:00:18 David Cameron, UK Prime Minister, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC 00:00:03
00:00:21 Boyko Borissov and Antonis Samaras, Greek Prime Minister 00:00:07
00:00:28 David Cameron and José Manuel Barroso 00:00:06
00:00:34 Arrival Lawrence Gonzi, Maltese Prime Minister - welcome by Herman Van Rompuy 00:00:09
00:00:43 Arrival of Enda Kenny, Irish Prime Minister - followed by Mariono Rajoy Brey, Spanish Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:13
00:00:56 Enda Kenny welcomed by Herman Van Rompuy 00:00:12
00:01:08 Joint arrival of Angela Merkel, German Federal Chancellor, and of François Hollande, French President - welcome by Herman Van Rompuy (2 shots) 00:00:19
00:01:27 Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvian Prime Minister, and Janez Jansa, Slovenian Prime Minister 00:00:06
00:01:33 Fredrik Reinfeldt, Swedish Prime Minister, with Enda Kenny, François Hollande and Angela Merkel 00:00:06
00:01:39 Arrival of Robert Fico, Slovakian Prime Minister - welcome by Herman Van Rompuy 00:00:06
00:01:45 Angela Merkel joining group of European leaders, including Zoran Milanovic, Croatian Prime Minister, and Andrus Ansip, Estonian Prime Minister 00:00:16
00:02:01 Angela Merkel and David Cameron 00:00:09
00:02:10 Arrival of Elio Di Rupo, Belgian Prime Minister - welcome by Herman Van Rompuy (2 shots) 00:00:12
00:02:22 Joint arrival of Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg Prime Minister and President of the Eurogroup, and of Mark Rutte, Dutch Prime Minister 00:00:11
00:02:33 Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, and François Hollande 00:00:07
00:02:40 Arrival of Pedro Passos Coelho, Portuguese Prime Minister - welcome by Herman Van Rompuy 00:00:05
00:02:45 General view 00:00:08
00:02:53 Group of European leaders, including Jean-Claude Juncker and Antonis Samaras 00:00:21
00:03:14 Pedro Passos Coelho and Angela Merkel 00:00:06
00:03:20 General view 00:00:04
00:03:24 EU presidency 00:00:03
00:03:27 Mario Monti, Italian Prime Minister - sitting next to Valdis Dombrovskis, Antonis Samaras and Jean-Claude Juncker 00:00:09
00:03:36 General view 00:00:05
00:03:41 END 00:00:00
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