• SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Minsk talks: Make a lasting peace, not an endless war



Shoot Date

11 Feb 2015

Shoot Location

European Parliament, Strasbourg, France

Edited Package in English and German
FRANCE, STRASBOURG (FEBRUARY 10, 2015) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 1. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN STRASBOURG (EXTERIOR) 2. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF THE DEBATE ABOUT UKRAINE IN THE PLENARY 3. FEDERICA MOGHERINI (VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE COMMISSION AND HIGH REPRENSENTATIVE OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS) SAYING (ENGLISH): “The message from my side would be to the parties, first of all obviously to Russia, but to those that will meet tomorrow night in Minsk: to take this opportunity and finally get to agree on the implementation measures of the Minsk agreement.” 4. CUTAWAY: VARIOUS OF THE DEBATE 5. KNUT FLECKENSTEIN (S&D VICE-PRESIDENT) SAYING (GERMAN): “A military solution of the conflict is not going to be forthcoming. The delivery of weapons will not lead to a de-escalation of the conflict, it will bring about the opposite, and that is why we reject the idea of providing weapons to the Ukraine. ” FRANCE, STRASBOURG (FEBRUARY 11, 2015) (SOCIALISTS AND DEMOCRATS, EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT - ACCESS ALL) 6. CUTAWAY: KNUT FLECKENSTEIN TALKING TO HIS ASSISTANT 7. KNUT FLECKENSTEIN (S&D VICE-PRESIDENT) SAYING (ENGLISH): “It might be necessary to increase the sanctions but a military solution would be horrible for both sides and for the rest of Europe.” 8. CUTAWAY: KNUT FLECKENSTEIN TALKING TO HIS ASSISTANT 9. KNUT FLECKENSTEIN (S&D VICE-PRESIDENT) SAYING (ENGLISH): “The Minsk Summit tonight is very important, it is a crucial momentum. I will avoid to call it "the last chance" Summit but it might be the last one. That's why everybody should do what they can to avoid further escalation.” 10. CUTAWAY: KNUT FLECKENSTEIN TALKING TO HIS ASSISTANT 11. KNUT FLECKENSTEIN (S&D VICE-PRESIDENT) SAYING (ENGLISH): « If there is no progress after the negotiations in Minsk, we'll have to increase the economic sanctions. I'm however not in favour of adding names on the blacklist of people who are excluded from entering the EU, this is not a real sanction. » UKRAINE (29 JANUARY, 2015) (EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AUDIOVISUAL - ACCESS ALL) 12. CUTAWAY: STOCK SHOTS OF THE STREETS AND POPULATION OF UKRAINE, IMAGES OF HOMMAGES TO THE VICTIMS
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