The Canadian Press

2000-04-11 | Quebec-Palestinians

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Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard distanced himself from remarks made by Prime Minister Jean Chretien. The PM said Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat should use a unilateral declaration of independence as a bargaining chip in negotiations with Israel. Bouchard downplayed any connection between Chretien's remarks and Quebec sovereignty.

Date: 2000-04-11
Placeline: Montreal, QC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I cannot make a direct links of what he said to our political situation because I think that add those, where, off the cuff remarks which have put up with all of us in that embarrassment it's very embarrassing to see that our prime minister was able to, do you know this please, to to, people of a of Palestinian and an Israeli >>

Clip ID: 20000411CPCN001