This occurred during the UN resolution related to 20 non-binding anti-Israel measures that are adopted annually, including reaffirming the right of Palestinians to self-determination. This year’s co-sponsors included North Korea, Zimbabwe and the Palestinian Liberation Organization.
Many people were furious over Canada’s decision. Nimrod Barkan, Israel’s ambassador to Canada, expressed “regret” and noted the resolution “is not a substantive resolution, but an attempt to delegitimize Israel and is part of the whole package that should be rejected out of hand.”
Nikki Haley, a likely US presidential candidate in 2024, called it a “deal with the Devil”. Read More …
Opinion: Why? A secular progressive Prime Minister replaced Steven Harper (who erred in support of the two state solution) but was clearly pro-Israel and said:
“Canada supports Israel not just because it is the right thing to do, but because history shows us, and the ideology of the anti-Israel mob tells us all too well, that those who threaten the existence of the Jewish people are in the longer term a threat to all of us.”
It is more important for Trudeau to get a seat on the UN Security Council than support Israel. It is more important for Trudeau to placate the Arab world by refusing to move the Canadian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and it is more important for Trudeau to distance himself from Donald Trump than to get God’s blessing (Genesis 12:3) on his nation.
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