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

Latest update : 2012-04-23

French election campaign: Blame it on Europe

Europe has been at the centre of the French presidential campaign: be it on the Shengen agreement, on the role of the European Central Bank or on free trade. So what do MEPs expect from the next French president?

Christophe Robeet speaks to:

  • Alexander Graf Lamsdorff, German MEP, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats
  • Ana Gomes, Portuguese MEP, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats

Watch part 2 with Jean-Luc Dehaene

 

Programme produced by Salima Belhadj

 

 

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