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March 02, 2015

Reuters to Conduct Exclusive Interview with President Obama on Monday, March 2nd

NEW YORK  – Today Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, announced that it will conduct an exclusive on-camera interview with President Barack Obama. The interview, to be taped at the White House on Monday afternoon, comes on the eve of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress in which the Israeli prime minister is expected to oppose Obama’s drive to get a nuclear agreement with Iran. Reuters White House Correspondent Jeff Mason will conduct the interview.

The exclusive interview will be available on Reuters.com on Monday afternoon, as well as on Reuters TV, the newly-released mobile TV news app for iPhone available exclusively on the App Store in the US and UK. Reuters News Agency customers can access the interview on Reuters Connect and World News Express platforms.

Jeff Mason covers the White House for Reuters and was the lead correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign. He has been posted in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain, traveling with all three candidates. He was elected president of the White House Correspondents’ Association for 2016-2017.

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