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Source: Canada
17 June 2007


STATEMENT BY MINISTER MACKAY ON THE PALESTINIAN EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT


The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, today made the following statement on the new Palestinian emergency government recently sworn-in:

“Canada supports the efforts of Palestinian President Abbas and his decision to dissolve the government.

“We will work with the new Palestinian government led by Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and are looking at how Canada can best provide assistance to his government.

“Canada will continue to respond to the humanitarian needs of Palestinian people, including refugees. We continue to support the voices of moderation within Palestinian society to help bring peace and stability.”

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