Visit of Catherine Ashton à Berlin: meeting with Thomas de Maizière, meeting with Guido Westerwelle, and extracts from the joint press briefing with Guido Westerwelle

Type: Summary of press conference   Reference: I-076047   Duration: 10:04:21  Lieu:
End production: 01/02/2013   First transmission: 01/02/2013
Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, visited Berlin on 1 February 2013. She met with Thomas de Maizière, German Federal Minister for Defence, as well as with Guido Westerwelle, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, and held a joint press briefing with Guido Westerwelle.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:06
10:00:06 Soldiers outside of the German Federal Ministry of Defence (3 shots) 00:00:14
10:00:20 Arrival of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, greeted by Thomas de Maizière, German Federal Minister for Defence 00:00:17
10:00:37 Cutaway of EU flag on car 00:00:05
10:00:42 Exterior views - soldiers (3 shots) 00:00:15
10:00:57 Catherine Ashton leaving the Ministry of Defence (2 shots) 00:00:17
10:01:14 Exterior views of the German Federal Foreign Office (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:01:24 Guido Westerwelle, German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, greeting Catherine Ashton 00:00:15
10:01:40 Round table of the meeting with Catherine Ashton and Guido Westerwelle 00:00:04
10:01:44 Cutaway of pictures 00:00:04
10:01:49 Guido Westerwelle and Catherine Ashton walking to the meeting room 00:00:08
10:01:57 Round table of the meeting (4 shots) 00:00:18
10:02:16 Arrival to the press briefing 00:00:06
10:02:22 Soundbite by Catherine Ashton (in ENGLISH) saying that this is about a real opportunity for the European Union to go forward in developing what she has described as the comprehensive approach; for the European Union to operate in the world, we have the real advantage of bringing together the Member States, the Institutions, the Instruments that we have to be able to promote the values we hold and to be engaged in the process of peace and security across the world. 00:00:31
10:02:54 Cutaways (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:03:04 Soundbite by Guido Westerwelle (in GERMAN) on the Israeli airstrike on Syrian territory: saying that the situation in the whole region is already very dangerous so de-escalation and careful and considerate action are needed. 00:00:32
10:03:37 Cutaways (2 shots) 00:00:10
10:03:47 Soundbite by Catherine Ashton (in ENGLISH) on the Israeli airstrike on Syrian territory: saying that they have to be very careful about what they say before they have facts; they are doing their very best across really challenging times, especially in Syria, to try and support political solutions and to, across the region, support a way through that will bring lasting peace and security; that, for them, is the driver of everything they do. 00:00:34
10:04:21 Exterior view of the German Federal Foreign Office 00:00:04
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