1. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte arrive
2. SOUNDBITE (German) Angela Merkel, German Chancellor:
"When we talk today, we will be talking about the Multiannual Financial Framework, the first ideas on this, about the issues of Brexit. Germany and the Netherlands are among the countries that have always had a close and cooperative relationship with the British. This is what we want for the future. We will share our thoughts on the Euro zone."
4. SOUNDBITE (Dutch) Mark Rutte, Dutch Prime Minister:
"And with all these issues, the guiding principle for The Netherlands is that collaboration in Europe must yield tangible results for its residents. An effective and efficient European Union must be able to respond to current political developments, and to contribute, in the longer term, to prosperity, stability, and safety."