The Canadian Press

2006-11-19 | APEC Harper

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Prime Minister Harper managed a brief meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao November 19th at the APEC meeting in Vietnam. Harper made news when he vowed Canada would not "sell out" its defense of human rights in talks with China for the "almighty dollar." He reiterated that point, suggesting the Liberals had beaten around the bush with Beijing. (The APEC conference closed with commitments to pursue greater trade liberalization.)

Date: 2006-11-19
Placeline: HANOI, Vietnam.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 10 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well as you know presently we run a massive trade deficit with China fact of the matter is that neglecting human rights hasn't opened a lot of doors either >>