The Canadian Press

1999-04-14 | China-Axworthy

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The foreign affairs minister said flying Tibet's flag over Newfoundland's capital during a visit on Apr. 14 by the Chinese premier was unfortunate. Lloyd Axworthy said he was not sure waving the flag of a disputed territory was the way to get things done. St. John's Mayor Andy Wells allowed the flag to fly from city hall to protest China's human rights record during a visit by Zhu Rongji (joo rahng-jee).

Date: 1999-04-14
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there are some very serious things that need to be discussed with the Chinese on on these files on human rights on other matters and I muster the flying the flags of us were doing it for the mayor decides to do it that's his business and so I I prefer to deal more seriously >>

Clip ID: 19990414CPCN002