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Israel military actions hurt future peace chances: Trudeau


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Published November 18,2023


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated Friday that Israel’s retaliation in opposition to Hamas and the next killing of Palestinian civilians is jeopardizing probabilities for long-term peace within the area.

“Canada is extremely concerned about the number of civilian casualties in Gaza,” Trudeau informed reporters on the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit within the US as an Israel onslaught in opposition to the Gaza Strip entered day 43.

Since Israel began bombarding Gaza on Oct. 7, in response to an assault by the Palestinian resistance group, Hamas, greater than 12,000 Palestinians have been killed, together with over 8,300 girls and kids, and greater than 30,000 others have been injured, based on the newest figures.

Thousands of buildings, together with hospitals, mosques and church buildings, have additionally been broken or destroyed in Israel’s relentless air and floor assaults on the besieged enclave.

An Israeli blockade has additionally reduce Gaza off from gas, electrical energy and water provides, and lowered help deliveries to a small trickle.

The Israeli demise toll, in the meantime, is round 1,200, based on official figures.


“Both because the loss of life is heartbreaking to see, but also because the pathway toward a secure, viable, independent Jewish state alongside a secure, viable independent Palestinian state is getting more difficult with all the hardship that Palestinians are going through,” stated Trudeau.

He criticized “Canadians lashing out in anger” amid intense feelings stirred by the battle.

“Whether it’s a woman in a hijab getting spat on, or a Jewish kid going to a college campus (who) is not feeling safe, or gunshots fired at Jewish schools, or a terrifying rise in Islamophobia alongside the significant rise and very troublesome rise in antisemitism … we are not a country where Canadians should be scared of other Canadians,” he stated.

Earlier this week, a Vancouver restaurant the place Trudeau was eating was surrounded by 250 pro-Palestinian protesters and 100 police had been despatched to securely extricate him from the constructing.

There was additionally the case of a pro-Palestinian protester in Calgary, Alberta who repeatedly chanted: “From the river to the sea, Palestinians will be free.”

He was arrested and charged with inflicting a hate-motivated disturbance. But the costs had been stayed Friday — in impact, dropped-because the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service stated that they had no substance.

But the Calgary incident did serve to indicate Canadians are on edge.

The National Council of Canadian Muslims stated the laying of the cost was inexplicable.

“We remain greatly concerned about why the charges were filed in the first place by Calgary Police,” it stated in a press release.

Source: www.anews.com.tr

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