Canada remains committed to two-state solution, examines US peace plan

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Wed, 29 Jan 2020 - 10:22 GMT

A striking member of the auto workers union Unifor walks to a picket line past a trailer covered by with a Canadian flag reading "Canadian Made Matters!", outside the General Motors Company (GM) CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada October 13

A striking member of the auto workers union Unifor walks to a picket line past a trailer covered by with a Canadian flag reading "Canadian Made Matters!", outside the General Motors Company (GM) CAMI assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada October 13

OTTAWA, Jan 29 (MENA) - Canadian government has announced that it carefully examine the details of the US initiative for the Middle East peace process.

In a statement released on Tuesday night, Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne said “Canada remains committed to the goal of achieving a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East. This includes the creation of a Palestinian state living side by side in peace and security with Israel and ensuring Israel’s security within its own borders."

“Canada recognizes the urgent need to renew efforts toward a negotiated solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and will carefully examine the details of the U.S. initiative for the Middle East peace process," he added.

“Canada has long maintained that peace can only be achieved through direct negotiations between the parties. We urge the parties to create the conditions for such negotiations to take place." he said

“Canada reaffirms its readiness to support meaningful dialogue between the parties toward a negotiated and viable two-state solution.”added the Canadian top diplomat.

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