UfM (Union for the Mediterranean) Ministerial meeting on Energy (1/4):
Lieu: Brussels, Belgium - Council / Justus Lipsius
End production: 11/12/2013 First transmission: 11/12/2013
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Energy took place on Wednesday, the 11th of December.
Only the original language version is authentic and it prevails in the event of its differing from the translated versions.
||Ali Muhairig, Lybian Minister for Electricity
||SOUNDBITE by Urban Rusnák, Secretary General of Energy Charter (In ENGLISH) saying that: I think this meeting will set up the agenda for the cooperation between the European and Mediterranean n countries of the South and I believe that it will create a good atmosphere and possibility for cooperation between both sides of the Mediterranean.
||SOUNDBITE by Pál Kovács, Hungarian Minister of State for Energy Affairs (In ENGLISH) saying that: It is a neighbourhood market, the Mediterranean region plays a very important rol influencing the European market as well so there is a lot of joint actions that we can take, we are speaking about the Eastern Partner, the Western Partner of the Mediterranean.
||Mohammad HAMED, Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources
||SOUNDBITE by Hasan Murat Mercan, Turkish Deputy Minister for Energy and Natural Resources (In ENGLISH) saying that: It would be a step forward cooperation but I do not think that all the problems will be resolved with this meeting. There is progress and this Ministerial meeting will help to further cooperation.