The Canadian Press

1997-01-10 | Chretien SKorea

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Some say trade took a backseat to workers' rights when Prime Minister Chretien led a Team Canada mission to Seoul. The day Chretien met his South Korean counterpart, a million South Koreans launched a general strike. They were protesting new labor laws they described as blatant repression of union and workers rights. Chretien described the strike as an internal matter.

Date: 1997-01-10
Placeline: SEOUL, South Korea.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << as I said to the president that there was a concern about this problem that has been mentioned in the Canadian press and by the Canadian Union and but we have not the time to debate but we understand that they respect her it's within the rule the international rule so far as far as I am concerned and it is a local problem for that >>