Thu Dec 6, 2012, 03:13 PM
Welcome_hubby (312 posts)
Harper tells Israeli PM Canada doesn't support settlement plans
Source: CTV News
Just days after Canada stood in solidarity with Israel to oppose a Palestinian statehood bid at the UN, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he disapproves of a plan to build more settlements east of Jerusalem.
Canada’s opposition to an expansion set for the West Bank was expressed in a phone call between the two leaders, the Prime Minister’s Office told CTV News.
The move by Harper is a rare break from Canada’s staunch support for Israel on Mideast policy.
Canada was among a minority of countries in the UN’s General Assembly that did not support a bid to recognize Palestine’s symbolic statehood in New York last week. The vote officially elevated Palestine’s UN status to that of non-member observer.
Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/harper-tells-israeli-pm-canada-doesn-t-support-settlement-plans-1.1068819
The consensus against these settlements impresses me.
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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 03:40 PM
geek tragedy (66,853 posts)
2. That'll teach him.
"We don't condone your plans to destroy the peace process for the rest of time itself, but of course we won't do anything about it."