The Canadian Press

1998-11-14 | Chretien-Malaysia

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Prime Minister Jean Chretien ruffled a few feathers on his way to the APEC summit in Malaysia. Instead of concentrating on trade and business, as he had on past foreign trips, Chretien spoke out strongly against human right's abuses. He didn't get specific, but his remarks were clearly aimed at Malaysia after that country's deputy prime minister was fired and thrown in jail.

Date: 1998-11-14
Placeline: Singapore
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 25 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we've got a real commitment good governance openness and the respect for human rights and the rule of law human progress is frustrated and that the freedom to express conflicting views frankly is absolutely essential to finding a class thing solutions >>

Clip ID: 19981114CPCN003