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Chile's President Pinera promises to make mining safe

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Chile's president, Sebastian Pinera, has said his country will never be the same again after the extraordinary rescue of the 33 miners trapped deep underground for 69 days.

In an exclusive interview for HARDtalk he spoke to Sarah Montague about the rescue attempt and how he plans to ensure a similar accident won't happen again.

You can watch the full interview on Monday 18 October 2010 on BBC World News at 1530 and 2030 and on the BBC News Channel at 2330 GMT.

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