Thursday, November 6, 2008
Asharq Al-Awsat Interview: British PM Gordon Brown
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has spent the last four days visiting three Gulf states as part of his efforts to lead in tackling the international financial crisis. Brown had a message of assurance to the region of his understanding of the importance to include the region in the decision-making process regarding the global economy, through reforms of bodies like the IMF. He spoke exclusively to Asharq Al-Awsat about his visit, along with his continued interest to support Iraq militarily and financially, while highlighting the importance of maintaining momentum in the Middle East Peace Process.