Baird Meets Israel’s Prime Minister
June 18, 2013 – Jerusalem - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, during one of several high-level meetings.
The meeting was an opportunity to advance the Strategic Partnership Agreement announced during Baird’s visit to Israel in April.
The two men also discussed a number of global and regional issues, including the situation in Iran and Syria. Baird reiterated that Canada strongly supports Israel’s right to defend itself by itself, and its right to exist in full peace and security. Canada is committed to a just, comprehensive and lasting peace negotiated between Israel and Palestinians.
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