Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

REPORTERS

Libya in search of unity

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi's presidential election: our team follow incumbent Nkurunziza's campaign trail

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Vote "No" for dignity and democracy ≠OXI

Read more

THE DEBATE

Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 2)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 1)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Tunisia Attack: UK ponders airstrike in Syria; Uber Popped: service suspended after French taxi revolt

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Greece's Choice: Europe holds its breath over Sunday's referendum

Read more

#TECH 24

Testing robots to play, snuggle and learn

Read more

#THE 51%

Jordan: Where a rapist can marry his victim

Read more

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.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2014-01-23

Tony Blair, Former British Prime Minister

On the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair gives France 24’s Stephanie Antoine his thoughts on the Syrian peace talks at the Geneva II conference. "It’s possible this [...] enables a better process but I think to find a solution right now is very hard", he says. On the subject of Assad’s future role, he believes the Syrian president will eventually have to step down.

Tony Blair also gives us his point of view on Iran's role on the world stage, democracy in the Middle East, immigration policy in the UK, and French President François Hollande's much-touted shift in economic policy.

By Stéphanie ANTOINE

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-07-01 Islamic State (IS) group

'IS group's caliphate is here to stay'

One year ago, the Islamic State organisation seized control of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. Since then, the terror group has taken control of another major Iraqi city,...

Read more

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,...

Read more

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.

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more