Visit of Catherine Ashton to Ramallah: 19/06/2013

Type: Report   Reference: I-079565   Duration: 10:02:18  Lieu:
End production: 19/06/2013   First transmission: 20/06/2013
On 20 June 2013, Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, went to Ramallah where she notably met with Mahmoud Abbas, President of Palestine, and Rami Hamdallah, Palestinian Prime Minister. The country was the third leg of a four-day visit to the Middle East.

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TIME DESCRIPTION DURATION
10:00:00 Title 00:00:05
10:00:05 Palestinian flag 00:00:04
10:00:09 Exterior view of Mukataa in Ramallah 00:00:08
10:00:17 National Guard outside the Mukataa 00:00:03
10:00:20 Arrival of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC, and welcomed by Saeb Erekat, former Head of the Negotiations of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) (2 shots) 00:00:24
10:00:45 Round table with Catherine Ashton and Mahmoud Abbas, President of Palestine (3 shots) 00:00:13
10:00:59 Exterior view of the residence of the Prime Minister 00:00:06
10:01:05 Arrival of Catherine Ashton and handshake with Rami Hamdallah, Palestinian Prime Minister (2 shots) 00:00:13
10:01:18 Cutaway of press 00:00:02
10:01:20 Round table with Catherine Ashton and Rami Hamdallah (2 shots) 00:00:12
10:01:33 Cutaway of press 00:00:02
10:01:36 Soundbite by Catherine Ashton (in ENGLISH): It is a great pleasure to meet with you and to be here, and to have the opportunity to talk with you about the current situation, to talk about the importance that the EU attaches to continuing to offer you their economic support that is so necessary, and to of course continue in our efforts to support the peace process; two states solution and to reaffirm our commitment too in that context. It has been my privilege to work with your predecessor and I am very much looking forward to working with you, and, as I said, I wish you every possible success (2 shots) 00:00:41
10:02:18 Handshake between Catherine Ashton and Rami Hamdallah 00:00:05
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