No. 40



Interview With Total President Thierry Desmarest

The following is the text of an interview with the President of the French companyTotal, Mr. Thierry Desmarest, published in the Paris daily Le Monde on 30 September(MEES translation from the original French).

Q: You have just signed an important contract in Iran, despite threats of USsanctions envisaged by the D'Amato law. Why take such a risk?

A: I will reply in the broader context of the Middle East. That...