State of the European Union

French President Nicolas Sarkozy made his final statement before the European Parliament as the rotating president of the European Union Council.… read more

French President Nicolas Sarkozy made his final statement before the European Parliament as the rotating president of the European Union Council. President Sarkozy talked about the goals he had for his term in office. He focused on working with the international community on the global financial situation and strengthening the EU climate change agreement. He also addressed the Georgia-Russia conflict.

The last day of President Sarkozy’s six-month term as the rotating president of the European Union is December 31. 2008. The EU presidency would be assumed by the Czech Republic January 1, 2009.

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Program ID:
282923-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin, Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine, France
First Aired:
Jan 01, 2009 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 05, 2009 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jan 01, 2009 | 12:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 04, 2009 | 9:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 2009 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 1