POLITICS
04/10/2012 06:24 am ET

Baird Lobbied Hard Against Palestinian Bid For Statehood

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird personally took to the phones last year to try to swing countries to oppose Palestinian efforts to be recognized as a state by the United Nations, according to newly released documents that for the first time reveal in detail how intensely Canada worked behind the scenes to block the statehood resolution.

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