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Christophe Robeet takes you to one of the 28 EU member states for a series of exclusive reports and interviews with local MEPs. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. The last Saturday of the month, at 12.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2011-03-29

Macedonia: the forbidden name (part 1)

Europe District takes you to Macedonia, a former Yugoslav republic whose long-standing name dispute with Greece has hampered Skopje’s progress towards EU and NATO membership. We also show you why a row over media freedom has prompted snap elections in the country, and we drink coffee with Esma Redzepova, Queen of the Gypsies.

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Senior Producer: Loick Berrou
Presenter: Christophe Robeet
Producer: Magali Faure
Reporter: Valérie Labonne
Cameraman: Stéphane Bodenne

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2014-03-22 Turkish Cypriots

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