Canada's foreign minister on Wednesday reaffirmed his country's ironclad support for Israel and said the realities of the Middle East left the Jewish state no choice but to defend itself. "We believe we have no better friend than Canada," Netanyahu said as he met Nicholson in Jerusalem. Ref. Source 1u
In unexpected move, Trudeau commits Canada to defending Zionism. "Today, while we celebrate Israel's independence, we also reaffirm our commitment to fight anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism." Ref. Source 5i.