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Liberals Call on Canadian Government to Play Constructive Role in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

Liberals Call on Canadian Government to Play Constructive Role in Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

LABRADOR CITY, NL– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: “Liberals welcome U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s...

Baird Consults in the West Bank

April 6, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today made the following statement: “Canada’s disagreement with the unilateral path the Palestinians pursued at...

Statement by Liberal Leader, Bob Rae: The Middle East – Where to Now?

The last month has seen yet another bloody conflict in Gaza and Israel after several months of indiscriminate bombing by Hamas, and an appeal...

Canada to Review Relations with Palestinian Authority Following UN General Assembly Vote

November 30, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply disappointed but not surprised by yesterday’s result...

Liberals Urge Restraint and Renewed Dialogue Following UN vote on Palestine

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on the passing of a resolution in the United Nations General Assembly to accord...

Hon. John Baird (Minister of Foreign Affairs, CPC) on Palestinian bid for statehood

“Mr. Speaker, we are tremendously disappointed with the Palestinian Authority for the action it is taking. It is obvious that this will affect our...

Canadian forces in the Middle East

All hon. members may not know that there are 1,300 Canadian Forces members deployed around the world, not just in Afghanistan, but in 17...

Palestinian Authority Seeking to Become Full Member of the UN

Mr. John Weston (West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, CPC): Mr. Speaker, the Palestinian Authority is unilaterally seeking to become a full member of...

Unilateral Declaration of Independence

Mr. John Carmichael (Don Valley West, CPC): Mr. Speaker, later today, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is due to address the United Nations General Assembly...

Unilateral Palestinian bid for statehood

Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, rather than joining Israel at the negotiation table, the Palestinian Authority will submit a written request for independent statehood at the...

United Nations

Mr. Speaker, last week the leader of the Palestinian Authority announced his intention to unilaterally approach the UN Security Council this Friday to seek...

United Nations

Mr. Speaker, on Friday, the leader of the Palestinian Authority confirmed what had long been rumoured: the Palestinians intend to seek full membership and...