The Canadian Press

2000-04-15 | Chretien Syria

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A week after appearing to side with Israel on who should control the Sea of Galilee, Prime Minister Jean Chretien washed his hands of the issue after a meeting with Syrian President Hafez Assad. The Syrians were demanding that Israel relinquish control of the biblical body of water to them but the Israelis argue that the Sea of Galilee is the only fresh-water lake they've got.

Date: 2000-04-15
Placeline: JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I am was impressed by the desire of the president to want to have peace he is very committed to be and I was able to tell him that in my judgment the prime minister of Israel is committed to peace too but it would be between to be resolved between Dan Canada cannot intervene in that matter >>