The British Ambassador to the United States, Sir Nigel Sheinwald talks to Edward Luce, Washington Bureau Chief. On the eve of the G-20 Summit this weekend in Toronto, Sheinwald states that the US needs to maintain a strong leadership position on global economic issues, particularly on fighting against the "headwinds of protectionism". He also discusses the current BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and states that BP needed to be a stable company so it could be held accountable.
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