The Canadian Press

1981-07-21 | Western Summit

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The western summit leaders' final communiqué was a document of compromises. Canadian Press reporter John McKay had this report.

Date: 1981-07-21
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 56 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << laying down there why differences of opinion over Economic Policy the seven Summit leaders have declared they will give the highest priority to working together to combat unemployment and inflation in A draft copy of their final communique the summit tears pledged also to offer a helping hand of the world's poorest countries giving qualified support the idea of global negotiations at the UN on a new deal for the third world Canada is hailing this agreement is a major concession from the Reagan administration US authorities insisted Washington has been deeply committed to the north-south dialogue all along compromise was the order of the day is the 7th agreed to work to maintain a military superiority over the Soviet Bloc yet not to close the doors to trade or disarmament talks with the Russians the communique also commits them to tackling the link problems of unemployment and inflation while taking into account the effect on others of the policy to be pursued a reference to inpatient showing over how us interest rates John McKay at The Summit in Ottawa >>