Canada's PM Harper chides West for soft Israel support

May 17, 2013 12:47

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper criticized what he called softening support of Israel in the western capitals on Thursday, the Wall Street Journal Reported.

"There is nothing more short sighted in Western capitals in our time than the softening support for Israel," Harper said at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York adding that Israel "is the one strong stable democratic western ally that we have in" the Middle East.

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