The Debate

Rouhani in Paris: Big deals ahead as Iran and France put aside past (part 1)

If Rome was the starter, then surely Paris is the main course. Iran's president is in the French capital on his first tour of Europe since the start of sanctions relief. From the purchase of Airbus planes to a joint venture with Peugeot, the scramble for new business opportunities is on. Meanwhile back in Tehran, the power struggle between moderates and hardliners is playing out in the Guardian Council, the body that could hypothetically pick the next Supreme Leader.

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Produced by Charles WENTE, François Wibaux and Diaraye BAH.

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