Canadian FM: Canada calls on members of the UNSC to reject Palestinian resolution

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird released a statement Thursday night saying that Canada is opposed to the imminent vote for the Palestinian resolution in the UN Security Council to put a deadline to the Israeli "Occupation."

“Canada fundamentally believes that Palestinian statehood can only be a by-product of negotiations with the State of Israel. We have long rejected unilateral action on either side, as we believe it is ultimately unhelpful to the cause of peace," the statement said.
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