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

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...

NDP Critical of Government Stance

In Ottawa, New Democrat Leader Tom Mulcair called the resolution a reasonable request by the Palestinians and criticized the government’s decision to vote against...

Irwin Cotler: Today could have been Palestine’s 65th birthday

Today, the Palestinian Authority is seeking Observer Status at the UN General Assembly with a view to securing a UN General Assembly vote later...