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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

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THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-04-12

Ian Lesser, Executive Director, Transatlantic Center, German Marshall Fund

Marc Perelman speaks to Ian Lesser, Executive Director of the Transatlantic Center at the German Marshall Fund. They discuss the role Turkey has been playing since the violence began in Syria over a year ago. The Turkish government is particularly worried about the refugees arriving across the border from Syria.

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2015-06-30 Iran

'There is reason to be optimistic' on Iran nuclear talks

Representatives of Iran and six world powers are in Vienna in a bid to finalise a nuclear deal. This follows 20 months of negotiations between Tehran and the P5+1. Trita Parsi,...

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2015-06-30 Iraq

The head of Iraq's Iranian-backed forces fighting IS group

FRANCE 24 meets Hadi al-Ameri, the head of the Iran-backed forces battling the Islamic State (IS) group - known locally as "Daesh" - in northern Iraq.

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2015-06-27 Google

EU Competition Commissioner says 'protecting integrity of single market'

Margrethe Vestager is the European Commissioner for Competition. Since taking office a little less than seven months ago, she has outlined antitrust probes against a series of...

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2015-06-27 Yemen

'Yemen is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe'

Yemen is racked by a brutal war, with a Saudi-led coalition - supporting ousted President Hadi - fighting against Houthi rebels. Cédric Schweizer, who was until recently the head...

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2015-06-25 France

'We have to assume that foreign intelligence services are spying on us'

Camille Grand is the Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research in Paris and a former diplomatic advisor at the French defence ministry. He reacts to revelations by...

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