Visit of Catherine Ashton to Chile: extracts from the speech by Catherine Ashton at the opening session of Eurolat parliamentary Assembly and meeting with Alfredo Moreno Charme

Type: Report   Reference: I-075936   Duration: 10:03:51  Lieu:
End production: 24/01/2013   First transmission: 24/01/2013
On 24 January 2013, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, went to Santiago where she attended the opening session of the 6th Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (Eurolat). The Vice-President then met with Alfredo Moreno Charme, Chilean Minister for Foreign Affairs.

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10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Exterior views of the Former National Congress Building in Santiago, Chile (2 shots) 00:00:08
10:00:13 Cutaway of a badge with the name of Catherine Ashton writen on it 00:00:05
10:00:18 General view of the Congress room 00:00:03
10:00:21 Arrival of Benita Ferrero-Waldner, President of EU-LAC Foundation 00:00:05
10:00:26 Arrival of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:00:39 Catherine Ashton talking with people at the Congress room (4 shots) 00:00:17
10:00:56 Alfredo Moreno Charme, Chilean Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Benita Ferrero-Waldner (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:01:06 Arrival of Sebastián Piñera Echenique, President of Chile, and handshake with the participants (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:01:18 Catherine Ashton 00:00:05
10:01:23 Camilo Escalona, President of the Chilean Senate, making a welcoming speech 00:00:13
10:01:36 Cutaway of press 00:00:05
10:01:41 General views of the plenary session (2 shots) 00:00:19
10:02:01 Soundbite by Catherine Ashton (in ENGLISH): It’s wonderful, if I may say, to see so many Members of the European Parliament here, and it is a recognition of the importance that we attach to our relationship with Latin America - the so many who have travelled here not just to escape of the cold of Brussels and enjoy the sunshine of Santiago. 00:00:22
10:02:24 Cutaway of the audience 00:00:05
10:02:29 Soundbite by Catherine Ashton (in ENGLISH): I want to recognise the enormous achievements of this region in terms of economic growth and social reform. Truly, the countries of the region are global players – through the G20, the United Nations – and a partner of choice for the European Union. 00:00:23
10:02:53 Cutaways of the audience (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:03:03 Soundbite by Catherine Ashton (in ENGLISH): I think that we have begun to work very effectively together, as equal partners, going well beyond development cooperation as we focus on the much broader set of issues that we face, especially in the global arena. 00:00:18
10:03:21 Audience clapping 00:00:05
10:03:26 Arrival of Catherine Ashton at the office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs 00:00:05
10:03:31 Arrival of Alfredo Moreno Charme and handshake with Catherine Ashton 00:00:19
10:03:51 Round table with Catherine Ashton and Alfredo Moreno Charme (3 shots) 00:00:09
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