Sunday, November 23, 1997
Bilateral Meeting with Prime Minister Jean Chretien of Canada
Pan Pacific Hotel
The United State's relationship with Canada is one of the closest and broadest of all of our bilateral partnerships
based on our shared values of democracy and free trade. Our two nations work very closely on a wide range of
issues -- from bilateral trade to Bosnia, Haiti to the Middle East Peace Process, as well as efforts with our
partners in the Asia-Pacific region to promote economic integration and sustained growth throughout the entire Pacific Basin.
Among the issues that President Clinton and Prime Minister Chretien are likely to discuss are the Pacific salmon
dispute, climate change, landmines and U.S.-Canadian cooperation in Haiti.
U.S.-Canada trade has increased 40% since 1994, and now totals a billion dollars a day.