Martin SCHULZ, EP President meets with Alexis TSIPRAS, President of SYRIZA: - arrival and roundtable - extracts from the press point

Type: News   Reference: 94536   Duration: 00:02:59  Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - European Parliament
End production: 03/10/2013   First transmission: 03/10/2013
Martin SCHULZ, EP President held a meeting with SYRIZA President Alexis Tsipras this morning to discuss the future of the Left in Europe in light of the recent crackdown on the fascist Golden Dawn party in Greece. The leaders discussed how to reach out to people who are taken in by far-right parties' seemingly anti-establishment rhetoric, as well as how to tackle indifference and the growing lack of political participation in Europe.

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00:00:00 Title 00:00:05
00:00:05 Exterior view of the EP, Brussels 00:00:05
00:00:10 Arrival; Martin SCHULZ, EP President welcoming Alexis TSIPRAS, President of SYRIZA (3 shots) 00:00:17
00:00:27 Round table: view sduing the meeting (6 shots) 00:00:29
00:00:56 Extracts from the press conference SOUNDBITE (German) Martin SCHULZ, EP President We have disused about several common problems, Greek and European problems. In Greece we need jobs. 00:00:09
00:01:05 SOUNDBITE (English) Martin SCHULZ, EP President : We need growth; and in Greece we need a bigger justice and welfare distribution. I think that is his aim, it is mine, and its above all the common goal of my Greek friends. We hope that's in the coming month, as we discussed many times, we will get to the point to introduce more social justice, which means to get more social justice and there fore more democratic stability. 00:00:37
00:01:42 SOUNDBITE (Hellenic) Alexis TSIPRAS, President of SYRIZA Today I had the occasion to express towards the president of the EP , my worries concerning the situation in Greece, that the neo-Nazi movement is spreading , especially criminal movement the fascist Golden Dawn party. 00:00:16
00:01:58 SOUNDBITE (Hellenic) Alexis TSIPRAS, President of SYRIZA This phenomenon is a treat to our common European space . I had the occasion to discuses with the President the reasons of the foundation and the spreading of this movement . One of the reasons is certainly the neo liberal austerity policy in the last years, which has hard consequences on the peoples lives. 00:00:32
00:02:30 SOUNDBITE (Hellenic) Alexis TSIPRAS, President of SYRIZA Our common history has shown us that we have to sand unified against this danger. But there is also the danger of a new theory which equal to extremes the victims and the offender, equals the right and the left wings . 00:00:29
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