Trade and Foreign Affairs

Palestinians want diplomatic status upgrade

While the NDP support it, the governing Liberals and opposition Conservatives are cool to the idea.

'We are ready to call all the Arab and Muslim countries to vote for Canada, if Canada recognized Palestine,' says Palestinian Chief Representative Nabil Maarouf, referring to political recognition that would come from a diplomatic status upgrade. The Hill Times photograph by Kristen Shane

By KRISTEN SHANE

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 3:50 PM

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