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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off on a burning issue and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Every Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2011-07-11

Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Christophe Robeet interviews the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland. He asks him to comment on the release of French hostages Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponier, who were abducted in Afghanistan 18 months ago. Jagland also tells France 24 what his organisation can do to assist the democratic transition in Arab countries.

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