Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela

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Duration: 30 minutes

In an exclusive for BBC HARDtalk, Stephen Sackur talks to the President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez. During the interview the President delivers an uncompromising message, accusing the Obama administration of 'imperialist pretensions'. He rejects accusations that he incarcerated opponents and defends his friendship with the President of Iran.

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