The Canadian Press

2002-08-21 | Liberals-Chretien-Leadership

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Prime Minister Chretien announced August 21st that he will retire in February 2004. Chretien had been under pressure for months to make his future plans clear. Chretien made the announcement coming out of a meeting of his caucus in Quebec.

Date: 2002-08-21
Placeline: Saguenay, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I would not run again I would fulfill my mandate focus entirely on governing from now until February two thousand four at which time my work will be done and up to which time my successor would be chosen >>

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