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Foreigners ‘joining’ al-Qaeda in Yemen

Duration: 01:16

The Yemeni government is supposed to be in the middle of a major programme of political and economic reform but right now its focus appears to be a major military assault on local al-Qaeda strongholds.

Stephen Sackur speaks to Yemen’s Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi who reveals what he believes is a failing in the fight against terrorism.

Available since: Fri 2 May 2014

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HARDtalk Abu Bakr al-Qirbi

Stephen Sackur speaks to Yemen's veteran foreign minister, Abu Bakr al-Qirbi.

First broadcast: 01 May 2014

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