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WOLFGANG ISCHINGER: New US president key to ties with EU

Part 1 [recorded 29 April 2008]: The new US president in 2009 will help to revitalise the relationship with the EU, which "must not be allowed to drift", according to Wolfgang Ischinger, former German ambassador to the UK. He says the EU and US must work more closely together on trade, Middle East and climate change, but frictions can't be avoided.