The Canadian Press

1995-11-19 | Mulroney Airbus

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Lawyers for former prime minister Brian Mulroney said he was left with no choice but to sue the federal government and the RCMP commissioner for libel. Mulroney filed a 50-million-dollar lawsuit over allegations he accepted kickbacks for influencing Air Canada's decision to buy Airbus jetliners. Lawyer Gerald Tremblay said on Nov. 19 that Mulroney categorically denies the allegations contained in a letter sent to the Swiss government at the request of the RCMP.

Date: 1995-11-19
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 24 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I've been instructed by mr. Mulroney to take immediate action before the courts to try and obtain compensation for the incalculable damage that the libelous statements made towards them by the Canadian government and the RCMP have caused to his to himself and his family >>