European Union Summit Closing News Conference

Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press conference at the Council of the European Union in… read more

Following a lunch meeting with European leaders, President Obama participated in a press conference at the Council of the European Union in Brussels with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European Council President Herman Van Rompuy. They called on Russia to stop its intervention in Ukraine. President Obama said “Russia stands alone” in the world and the consequences for Russia’s economy wwould continue to grow. President Van Rompuy said sanctions against Russia were not a punishment but a positive development promoting peace and diplomacy. Topics included the progress on a transatlantic trade agreement and decreasing Europe’s dependence on Russian oil. close

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European Union Summit Closing News Conference

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Program ID:
318505-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Statement
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
First Aired:
Mar 26, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 26, 2014 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 26, 2014 | 9:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 26, 2014 | 9:43am EDT | C-SPAN.org
  • Mar 26, 2014 | 11:17am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 26, 2014 | 7:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2014 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 27, 2014 | 7:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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