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Canada Expands Free Trade with Israel - May Lose UN seat Vote

by Open-Publishing - Tuesday 12 October 2010

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Canada is Israel’s best friend. So said Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman when he visited there. Canada has both a sweeping Security Agreement and Free Trade Agreement with Israel. Canada was the first to cut all aid and support to Gaza after the democratic election of Hamas. It also banned Viva Palestina and ex British MP George Galloway from entering on the grounds he was a ’terrorist’. ’We need more international friends like Canada’, said Lieberman. Now Canada has announced even greater economic ties with Israel, as indicated in this MSM article in the National Post:

Insiders Surprised by Israel Trade Announcement Ahead of UN Seat Vote

’According to the release of the weekend visit, aimed to promote closer commercial relations with Israel and included exploratory talks on expanding the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement..

[Minister] Van Loan said Canada’s ties to Israel were ’very deep’..