Extraordinary Eurogroup meeting: Extracts from the arrivals and doorsteps

Type: News   Reference: 93677   Duration: 00:06:50  Lieu: Council , Justus Lispsius building, Brussels
End production: 15/03/2013   First transmission: 15/03/2013
Amongst other things, the Eurogroup will discuss progress towards a financial assistance and economic adjustment programme for Cyprus

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00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 SOUNDBITE by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President of the Eurogroup (In English) saying that: We are going to take stock of the situation in Cyprus here from the institutions. The technical people have been to Nicosia and we'll hear what they have found there and we are going to discuss in order to come to an agreement and we will see how far it is going to get. 00:00:17
00:00:22 Giannis Stournaras, Greek Minister for Finance 00:00:16
00:00:38 Arrival and SOUNDBITE by Christine Lagarde, Managing director of the International Monetary Fund (In English) saying that: We do not want a mandate, we want something that lasts, something that is durable and sustainable. 00:00:29
00:01:07 Delegation 00:00:11
00:01:18 Frans Weekers, Dutch State Secretary for Finance (3 shots) 00:00:30
00:01:48 Vittorio Umberto Grilli, Italian Minister of Economy and Finance (2 shots) 00:00:17
00:02:05 SOUNDBITE by Maria Fekter, Austrian, Federal Minister for Finance (In German) 00:00:26
00:02:31 SOUNDBITE by Wolfgang Schäuble, German Federal Minister for Finance (In German) 00:01:17
00:03:48 Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank 00:00:06
00:03:54 SOUNDBITE by Pierre Moscovici, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Foreign Trade (In French) saying that: With Schäuble we've underlined that as the elections took place, a programe for Cyprus should be achieved at the end of March, the new government is working on the fighting against the money laundering, transparency and privatisation. Today we'll analise the funding possibilities prepared by the ECB, the Commission, the Troika. 00:00:30
00:04:24 Andrej Šircelj, Slovenian Minister for Finance 00:00:08
00:04:32 SOUNDBITE by Luc Frieden, Luxembourgish Minister for Finance (In German) saying that: 00:00:17
00:04:49 SOUNDBITE by Jutta Pauliina Urpilainen, Finnish Minister for Finance (In English) saying that: I'm looking for the information of Cyprus today because in the last meeting we didn't have that much information about the new government and their program and position. From the Finnish perspective it is important that the solution for Cyprus is sustainable and also it is important for us that IMF is part of the solution so that's the 2 conditions which are very important for us but as I mentioned earlier we are looking for the information and I am not sure whether we can take a decision today or not. 00:00:37
00:05:26 SOUNDBITE by Frans Weekers, Dutch State Secretary for Finance (In Dutch) saying that: For me, the most important thing is to reach stability in the Eurozone. I am not going to speculate, we'll talk about it tonight. If we come up with a good package then good but if not I am not going to bring it to the Parliament. 00:00:30
00:05:56 SOUNDBITE by Luis De Guindos, Spanish Minister of Economic Affairs and Competitiveness (In Spanish) 00:00:27
00:06:23 Peter Kazimir, Slovakian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister 00:00:12
00:06:35 Koen Geens, Belgian Minister of Finance and Sustainable Development 00:00:15
00:06:50 End 00:00:00
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