April 22nd, 2024

NewsAlert: MPs back softer Israel-Gaza motion to ‘actively pursue’ two-state solution

By The Canadian Press on March 18, 2024.

OTTAWA –
Members of Parliament have approved a dramatically altered version of an NDP motion that had called on the federal government to “officially recognize the state of Palestine.”

The amended version of the non-binding but highly symbolic motion instead urges Canada to “actively pursue” the establishment of a Palestinian state as part of a negotiated two-state solution – aligning with Canada’s existing policy.

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