The Canadian Press

1997-01-15 | Chretien-Ramos

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Prime Minister Chretien's comments landed him in hot water in Manila. Chretien told President Fidel Ramos that he wished the Philippines president, who is barred by the constitution from standing for re-election, could be a candidate nonetheless. Chretien aides painted the comments as humorous ones, but local media took it far more seriously, calling them stupid and tactless.

Date: 1997-01-15
Placeline: Manila, Philippines
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 8 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << in my judgment that you know you should have the possibility of running but I won't change the constitution here dog got excited for nothing >>

Clip ID: 19970115CPCN001