New European Union President Speech

Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern made his first speech of his six-month rotation as president-in-council (leader) of the European Union. He… read more

Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern made his first speech of his six-month rotation as president-in-council (leader) of the European Union. He addressed the European Parliament, making a top priority the passage of a European Constitution. Talks on implementing a constitution reached a stalemate in December, at the end of Italy’s leadership of the EU.

The European Union expands from 15 to 25 member nations in May. close

Report Video Issue

People in this video

Hosting Organization

More information about

New European Union President Speech

31 Views
Program ID:
180012-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2004 | 4:55am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 17, 2004 | 4:55am EST | C-SPAN 2