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http://www.youtube.com/globalconversation A day after receiving the Nobel Prize for Peace on behalf of the European Union, EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso answered questions from euronews' Isabelle Kumar and 33 students on the European Erasmus exchange program. Among the topics covered in the online interview from Oslo were the ongoing economic crisis on the continent, youth and the future of EU institutions.
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Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti and French President Francois Hollande both looked forward to a future Europe in which there was work for young people and growth and solidarity was strong among the individual countries.
They were responding to questions in an exclusive interview with euronews.
Francois Hollande considered Europe had made "much progress in 2012," and highlighted the new deal for Greece and the support for Spanish banks. He admitted that a few months ago the eurozone's survival was still in question, but that was not the case now.
He denied Germany was leading where Europe followed.
The French president talked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict saying it had, "lasted too long," adding he was a "friend" of the two countries and suggested going back to the Oslo agreement as a new starting point.
The Italian PM said that the situation in Europe and the eurozone in particular, was caused by errors and short-term thinking adding that those who were suffering most at the moment were the younger generation.
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The global economic outlook may be slightly improved, but there is still a long and uncertain road ahead. Euronews was joined by International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde who talked to us about how she would try to address these uncertainties.
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Euronews has been speaking to Israeli President Shimon Peres. At the age of 89, Peres has spent more than 60 years serving his country, twice as prime minister.
As foreign minister, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 together with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and the President of the Palestinian Authority Yasser Arafat for the peace talks that produced the Oslo Accords.
Elected President of Israel in 2007, Shimon Peres is the world's oldest head of state.