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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...

Address by Minister Baird to United Nations General Assembly in Opposition to Palestinian Bid for Non-Member Observer State Status

November 29, 2012 – New York City, New York Check Against Delivery Mr. President, Canada opposes this resolution in the strongest terms because it undermines...

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...

Liberal Leader, Bob Rae, on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to pursue a bid for Non-member Observer...

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...

Liberals Reaffirm Position that Direct Negotiations Are the Only Path to Resolve Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

OTTAWA– Liberal Leader Bob Rae made the following statement today on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ decision to pursue a bid for Non-member Observer...