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In The Spotlight
RFE/RL interviewed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his visit to Kazakhstan's capital, Nur-Sultan, on February 2, 2020. He discussed U.S. policies on Central Asia and China's oppression of minorities, but also journalistic freedom in the world in the wake of the State Department's controversial exclusion of a reporter from his traveling press pool. Pompeo spoke to RFE/RL's Aigerim Toleukhan.
Czech Foreign Minister Tomas Petricek, in an interview with RFE/RL’s Balkan Service journalist Valona Tela on November 6, 2019, said that the recent decision of the European Council not to approve the start of negotiations between Northern Macedonia and Albania was considered a mistake.
Niusha Boghrati, Editor-in-Chief of Radio Farda, RFE/RL’s Iranian Service, shares with Deutche Welle the bravery and courage of Radio Farda’s journalists who are a lifeline for Iranians trying to get news and information about events taking place inside Iran as well as the rest of the world.