Address by Shimon PERES, President of Israel to the EP European Parliament , Strasbourg, EP Plenary session - Hemicycle

Type: News   Reference: 92123   Duration: 00:04:58  Lieu: European Parliament, Strasbourg
End production: 12/03/2013   First transmission: 12/03/2013
- extracts from the formal sitting Shimon Peres, President of Israel has delivered a formal address to the House today. Among the main topics of his speech are the re-launch of the Middle East peace process, a condemnation of the Iranian regime, a call to include Hezbollah on the EU list of terrorist organisations and the future of Israeli European cooperation

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the European Parliament, Strasbourg 00:00:05
00:00:10 Cutaways, Arrival of Shimon PERES, president of Israel, in the Hemicycle, (applause), (2 shots) 00:00:12
00:00:22 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, " For us the Europe of Shoah is becoming now the Europe of support of our renaissance; friends , the idea of the rebuild of Israel was born on European soil. In the past thousand years more Jews lived in Europe than in any other continent in the world". 00:00:25
00:00:47 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, "We shall not forget that the Righteous among the Nations, your people, carried handles of light in the darkness, they were small in number but great in heroism." 00:00:18
00:01:05 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, " I believe that the peace can be achieved in relatively short while." 00:00:07
00:01:12 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, " the solution is based on the two States Nations, an Arab State, Palestine, a Jewish state Israel, living in peace and economic cooperation." 00:00:17
00:01:29 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, " it is time now to continue, to renew the peace process. We must continue to work with the Palestinian Authority. We have to support the Palestinian economy. We have together to make and complete peace." 00:00:20
00:01:49 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, " The greatest danger to peace in the world today is the present Iranian regime. 00:00:08
00:01:57 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, " A clear voice must be raised against the violation of human rights by the Iranian regime. A clear voice must be raised against a regime that hangs people without bringing them to court. That throws journalists into prison without trial. that fires live bullets at civilian demonstrators without respect for their lives. A clear voice must be raised against a regime that discriminates against women." 00:00:40
00:02:37 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, "Hezbollah is a terror organisation, not a political movement." 00:00:07
00:02:44 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel " We appeal to you, call terror, terror, save Lebanon from terrorist madness, save the Syrian people from the Iran proxies, save your citizens and ours from Hezbollah, the international community has to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation because they are a terrorist organisation." 00:00:29
00:03:13 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel " We appeal to you, call terror, terror, save Lebanon from terrorist madness, save the Syrian people from the Iran proxies, save your citizens and ours from Hezbollah, the international community has to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation because they are a terrorist organisation." 00:00:24
00:03:37 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel, "I propose to the EU and Israel to cooperate for the benefit of the stability and prosperity in the Middle East and the developing of other places in the world. Israel is describe as a start up Nation, I believe that the whole Middle East can become a start up region. High tech incubators can be created all over the region to escape poverty" 00:00:38
00:04:15 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel," "Let us work together for a better Middle East by a daring Europe. Let us fulfil the values of our people." 00:00:14
00:04:29 SOUNDBITE (English) by Shimon PERES, President of Israel," Hand in hand we shall build a brighter tomorrow for the tomorrow's generation. I thank you and Shalom 00:00:14
00:04:43 Cutaways, applause for the Chamber, Shimon PERES, ( 5 shots) 00:00:15
00:04:58 END 00:00:00
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