Prime Minister Major on Economic Summit

United Kingdom Prime Minister John Major briefed reporters and answered questions on the upcoming Economic Summit of the Industrialized… read more

United Kingdom Prime Minister John Major briefed reporters and answered questions on the upcoming Economic Summit of the Industrialized Nations, taking place in London from July 15 to July 17. The theme of the 1991 summit is, “Building World Partnership and Strengthening the International World Order.” He said the summit aimed to stimulate multilateral economic cooperation and instill common economic principles throughout the world. He recited a list of issues to be addressed by the summit, including the crisis in Yugoslavia, and the economic situations in Eastern Europe, South Africa, and the Middle East. He also expressed concern on the economic concerns of poor countries around the world, and said global environmental concerns would also be discussed. Prime Minister Major said he had invited Soviet President Gorbachev to the summit to take part in meetings following the end of the actual economic summit between the U.S., Italy, Germany, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, and France. He said he hoped the summit may develop a means to aid the Soviet Union to ease its entrance into the world economy. Following his prepared remarks, the prime minister responded to questions from reporters on issues relating to the summit. close

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Prime Minister Major on Economic Summit

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Program ID:
19036-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
News Conference
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Jul 11, 1991
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jul 11, 1991 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 11, 1991 | 11:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 12, 1991 | 5:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 14, 1991 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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