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  Kislev 19, 5778 , 07/12/17

Canada walks a tightrope on Jerusalem recognition

Canada decided to walk a tightrope by not criticizing President Trump's recognition as other countries did but also not endorsing his position publicly.

Canada's foreign minister Chrystia Freeland issued a statement regarding the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The minister said that ‘‘Canada is a steadfast ally and friend of Israel and friend to the Palestinian people. Canada’s longstanding position is that the status of Jerusalem can be resolved only as part of a general settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli dispute,” 


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