A True Friend: Canada Condemns Hamas and Stands with Israel

Wednesday November 14, 2012 11:32 PM - 3 Comments

canadian-foreign-affairs-minister-john-bairdCanadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“We fundamentally believe that Israel has the right to defend itself and its citizens from terrorist threats.

“Far too often, the Jewish people find themselves on the front lines in the struggle against terrorism, the great struggle of our generation. Just last weekend, more than 100 rockets rained down on civilians in southern Israel from positions in the Gaza Strip.

“Canada condemns the terrorist group Hamas and stands with Israel as it deals with regional threats to peace and security.”

{Matzav.com Newscenter}

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3 Responses to “A True Friend: Canada Condemns Hamas and Stands with Israel”

1. Comment from Tapuach Yid
Time November 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM

Thank you Canada, A true friend of Israel and democratic ideas

2. Comment from TRUE FIREND AMERICA did it first and in better Lashon.
Time November 15, 2012 at 1:40 AM

United States Department of State
Hillary Clinton
Secretary of State
Mark C. Toner
Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC
November 14, 2012

We strongly condemn the barrage of rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel, and we regret the death and injury of innocent Israeli and Palestinian civilians caused by the ensuing violence. There is no justification for the violence that Hamas and other terrorist organizations are employing against the people of Israel. We call on those responsible to stop these cowardly acts immediately. We support Israel’s right to defend itself, and we encourage Israel to continue to take every effort to avoid civilian casualties.

Hamas claims to have the best interests of the Palestinian people at heart, yet it continues to engage in violence that is counterproductive to the Palestinian cause. Attacking Israel on a near daily basis does nothing to help Palestinians in Gaza or to move the Palestinian people any closer to achieving self determination.

3. Comment from Argo
Time November 15, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Canada is blessed! invest in Canada-
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