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Joschka Fischer

Joschka Fischer - German Vice Chancellor 1998-2005
Joschka Fischer - German Vice Chancellor 1998-2005
In a HARDtalk interview originally broadcast on 25 February 2009, Stephen Sackur talks to Joschka Fischer, German Vice Chancellor 1998-2005.

The programme will be available to view here shortly

Last Autumn European leaders labelled the unfolding financial crisis as 'Made in America' - as though it had little to do with them.

However, Europe is now faced with a deep recession, and a new American president who expects more from his European allies.

Joschka Fischer was Germany's Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister - is his country and the rest of Europe up to the challenge? He talks to Stephen Sackur.

This interview will be shown on BBC World News at 0430, 0930, 1430, 1830 (except Middle East and South Asia), 2130 and 2330 GMT

HARDtalk is also broadcast on the BBC News channel at 04:30 & 23:30 GMT

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