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Financial Post, Weekly edition, Thu 08 Jun 95, page 2


CANADA TO PUSH ATLANTIC FREE TRADE ZONE Prime Minister Jean Chretien is likely to press his drive for a transatlantic free trade deal at talks with European Union leaders at next week's G-7 summit, Canadian officials said yesterday. Chretien will discuss Canadian-EU relations during a breakfast meeting with French President Jacques Chirac, who holds the rotating EU presidency, and Jacques Santer, president of the European Commission. ''I'm sure they'll discuss the broad issue of reforging transatlantic links,'' one senior official said. Chretien, this year's chairman of the Group of Seven leading industrial nations, is hosting the annual G-7 summit in Halifax from June 15 to 17.

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