The Canadian Press

2002-08-21 | Liberals Chretien Leadership

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Prime Minister Chretien announced August 21st that he will retire in February 2004. Chretien had been under pressure for months to make his future plans clear. Chretien made the announcement coming out of a meeting of his caucus in Quebec.

Date: 2002-08-21
Placeline: SAGUENAY, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I would not run again I will fulfil my mandate Focus entirely on governing from now until February 2004 at which time my work will be done and at which time I successor would be chosen >>