The Canadian Press

1997-01-22 | Axworthy-Cuba

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Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy became the highest Canadian official to visit Cuba in more than 20 years. He left Havana with a promise of co-operation from Fidel Castro on human rights.

Date: 1997-01-22
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 19 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << but no one is expecting a huge turnaround within twenty four hours but I think the fact that we can now start engaging on a regular consistent basis with Cuba on issues of rights political reform supporting NGOs in those areas I think that is a sign of progress it's certainly by comparison to total isolation I think is a major step forward >>

Clip ID: 19970122CPCN001