Baird Meets with Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Affairs Minister

April 6, 2013 - Ramallah - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Riyad al-Malki, the Palestinian Authority’s Foreign Minister, in Ramallah during one of several high-level meetings in the West Bank.

Baird reiterated that Canada strongly supports the creation of an independent Palestinian state as part of a negotiated, two-state solution with Israel.

“Canada supports a two-state solution reached through a negotiated agreement between the parties that leads to the establishment of a Palestinian state,” said Baird. “Both deserve to live in peace and security, and with human dignity. To that end, we encourage both sides to take the necessary measures to build confidence for a return to peace talks.”

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