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Studio discussion: Impact of Mubarak's trial on Egypt politics

08-04-2011 10:38 BJT

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For more insight into the trial of Mubarak, we are joined by our current affairs commentator, Professor Tao Wenzhao from Tsinghua University.

Q1: Hello, Professor Tao. How long do you think the trial will last and will it be carried out smoothly?

Q2: What impact will it have on the current political situation in Egypt?

Thank you indeed. Professor Tao Wenzhao from Tsinghua University.

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