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Leila Shahid, General Delegate of Palestine to the EU

Ahead of a vote on Palestinian statehood which is expected to take place later this month at the United Nations, Leila Shahid, general delegate of Palestine to the European Union, explains why the Palestinians are going to the UN despite US President Barack Obama’s strong opposition.

By Marc PERELMAN

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2018-06-20 Marc PERELMAN

NATO chief hails strength of transatlantic bond on defence, security

In an interview with FRANCE 24, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the forthcoming NATO summit in Brussels July 11-12 would not be divisive like the recent G7 summit in...

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2018-06-19 Marc PERELMAN

'There are two policies towards Russia in the Trump administration'

Michael McFaul served as US ambassador to Russia under Barack Obama from 2012 to 2014. In an interview with FRANCE 24, he discussed the divisions within the Trump administration...

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2018-06-18 Americas

'Changing FARC peace deal would be a huge historical error for Colombia'

Humberto de la Calle was head of the Colombian government's negotiating team that reached the 2016 peace deal with FARC rebels. In an interview with FRANCE 24, he discussed his...

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2018-06-15 Sport

Nigeria coach: 'We've managed to build a team that works well together'

As World Cup action continues in Russia, we speak to a globetrotter of international football. Gernot Rohr is a former player for Bayern Munich and Girondins de Bordeaux, plus a...

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2018-06-11 Asia-pacific

'With N. Korea, everything is perfectly sound and rational'

North Korea experts Dorian Malovic and Juliette Morillot have co-written a book in French called "The World According to Kim Jong-un". They have both been to North Korea many...

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