The Canadian Press

2004-10-14 | Martin France

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Canada announced it wouldn't commit to sending troops to help rebuild Iraq, despite pressure on world leaders to do more for the war-torn country. That statement came October 14th from Prime Minister Paul Martin after meeting with French president Jacques Chirac in Paris. Martin stressed Canada was not on the sidelines -- citing Canadian peacekeeping efforts in Afghanistan and Haiti.

Date: 2004-10-14
Placeline: PARIS, France.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the Canada's role has got to be one of significance and where we where we play that role it's got to be one where in fact we can make a substantial difference that is the case in Afghanistan we are training police in in Jordan for Iraq we intend to play a role but clearly we're going to focus on those areas where the Canadian role is significant >>