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Politicians, activists and researchers debate the issues facing the EU and a 'guest of the week' offers their insight in a long-format interview that gets to the heart of the matter. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

Latest update : 2012-02-27

Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade

Karel De Gucht talks about his decision to ask the European Court of Justice to rule on the legality of ACTA, a controversial anti-piracy agreement. He also comments on his recent trip to China and explains his frustration at the lack of reciprocity in trade exchanges with Beijing. Finally, the European Commissioner for Trade talks about the new Greek bailout plan.

Presented by Christophe Robeet.

Programme prepared by Domitille Blanc.



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