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Middle East's pivotal moment

13 February 2011 Last updated at 12:54 GMT

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has described events in Egypt, including the resignation of Hosni Mubarak, as a "pivot" that could move the "whole of the Middle East" towards democracy.

Mr Blair, who is now a UN Middle East peace envoy, told The Andrew Marr Show that the changes taking place in Cairo marked "a moment of huge opportunity, not just for Egypt".

Watch The Andrew Marr Show on BBC iPlayer.