The Canadian Press

2001-04-05 | Ablonczy-Apology

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Canadian Alliance MP Diane Ablonczy (ah-BLOHN'-zee) apologized on April 5th for comparing the prime minister to a former Yugoslav dictator. Ablonczy said she deeply regretted having linked Jean Chretien and Slobodan Milosevic when discussing abuse of power. (The Liberals said they accepted Ablonczy's apology.)

Date: 2001-04-05
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 32 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Baker concerns have been raised about remarks I made on Tuesday when I spoke on the alliance motion to set up an independent inquiry into the prime minister's business dealings concerning a hotel and golf course in his writing to my regret I quoted from an article on Yugoslavia and the abuse of power by former president Slobodan Milosevic I deeply regret having used that line of thought it was an error in judgment on my part and one for which I am truly sorry >>

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