European Commissioner in charge of Regional Policy, Johannes HAHN, completes visit to Greece

Type: News   Reference: i-079152   Duration: 00:02:34  Lieu: Athens
End production: 13/06/2013   First transmission: 13/06/2013
European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes HAHN completed his trip to Greece with a meeting with Prime Minster Antonis SAMARAS. Earlier, the commissioner met with Minister of Development Costis HADZIDAKIS and gave speech at the Greek Parliament.

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00:00:00 Exterior view of Ministry of Development 00:00:04
00:00:04 Arrival of Commissioner HAHN with EC Representation in Greece head Panos CARVOUNIS 00:00:05
00:00:09 Close up of Development Minister Costis HADZIDAKIS 00:00:06
00:00:15 Close up of Commissioner HAHN 00:00:05
00:00:20 Wide shot of meeting room 00:00:06
00:00:26 SOUNDBITE (English, 24 secs) by Johannes HAHN, European Commissioner for Regional Policy: "One or two years ago when we started to discuss all these issues there were still around 900 projects uncompleted and it is rather likely that by the end of the period, meaning end of this year, we come down to less than 50 projects which might not be completed. I think this is a success story but on the other hand a lot of things need to be done." 00:00:24
00:00:50 Cutaway to camera 00:00:03
00:00:53 SOUNDBITE (English, 26 secs) by Johannes HAHN, European Commissioner for Regional Policy: "I am confident that we will receive by the end of August a first substantial draft about the partnership agreement for the next financial period which will address all the different challenges, the cooperation between the different funds, but also the way the work is organized between the national level and the regional one." 00:00:27
00:01:20 Wide shot of press conference room 00:00:05
00:01:25 SOUNDBITE (Greek, 12 secs) by Costis HATZIDAKIS, Minister of Development: "We must make a super-effort, and that is what we are doing, especially in our country which the major challenge is recovery and development." 00:00:12
00:01:37 Handshake between the two men 00:00:05
00:01:42 Exterior of Parliament building 00:00:04
00:01:46 Close up of Greek flag 00:00:06
00:01:52 Commissioner HAHN addressing a special Parliamentary committee (3 shots) 00:00:15
00:02:07 Exterior of Prime Minister's office 00:00:04
00:02:11 Close up of Greek and EU flag 00:00:06
00:02:17 Prime Minister Antonis SAMARAS greeting the Commissioner 00:00:06
00:02:23 Commissioner HAHN and Prime Minister SAMARAS discussing (2 shots) 00:00:07
00:02:30 Exterior of Prime Minister's office 00:00:04
00:02:34 END 00:00:00
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