'Based on the '67 border' - Macleans.ca

‘Based on the ’67 border’

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Amid all else last week, Israel’s foreign minister called to thank Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and opined publicly that “Canada is a true friend of Israel … It understands that the 1967 borders do not conform to Israel’s security needs and with the current demographic reality.”

But yesterday, Mr. Baird apparently stated the following.

“We support, obviously, that that solution has to be based on the ’67 border, with mutually agreed upon swaps, as President (Barack) Obama said,” Baird said Wednesday.