Canada's Foreign Minister Defends Support of Israel

(Huffington Post-Canada) Lee-Anne Goodman - Canada's foreign affairs minister John Baird was the keynote speaker Thursday at the Religious Liberty Dinner in Washington, where he forcefully defended his government's strong support of Israel. "We contend that modern anti-Semitism lives in the disproportionate criticism Israel receives, and the refusal to accept its right to exist," he said. "The world cannot take the words of Hamas, Hizbullah and Iran as mere rhetoric and risk appeasing these malicious actors in the same way the world appeased the Nazis.... Under our prime minister, and under this foreign minister, Canada will stand with the Jewish state and people as they struggle to protect their very right to exist."

2012-05-25 00:00:00

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