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Latest update : 2014-02-07

How to Deal with Iran: French Business Leaders Look for Contracts in Tehran

The US Secretary of State says he's put France on notice. John Kerry has warned against any Iran sanctions violations, after a 100-strong delegation of French business leaders visited Tehran at the start of the week. For some, Kerry's remarks are little more than posturing. But a final deal on Iran's nuclear program is still very much up in the air. Are we seeing too quick a pivot towards Shiite Iran that could accelerate tension throughout the Middle East?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Christopher Davis and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

François NICOULLAUD

Former French Ambassador to Iran

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

International attorney

Faisal AL-YAFAI

Chief columnist at The National

Michael KIRTLEY

Producer, World Memory Film Project

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

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It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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2017-07-12 Middle East

Tillerson to the Rescue: US Secretary of State in Qatar Crisis Mediation

Can Rex Tillerson's first big mediation effort bear fruit? The new US Secretary of State is trying to play peacemaker between Qatar and a quartet of angry Saudi-led neighbours....

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