Statement Article from  Global Affairs Canada

Canada condemns attack in Jerusalem

January 8, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

“Canada strongly condemns today’s horrifying terrorist attack that killed four young Israel Defense Forces soldiers as they were on a cultural tour of Jerusalem. We are deeply saddened by the loss of life and hope for a speedy recovery for those injured.

“Canada also condemns the glorification of terrorist attacks. Such craven efforts to incite violence can never be justified.

“As a partner, friend and ally of Israel, Canada fully supports the right of Israelis to live in peace and security, free from the threat of terrorism and incitement to violence.‎”


Chantal Gagnon
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Media Relations Office
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