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[1 Dec 2002 | Comments Off on Open Letter to Prime Minister Jean Chretien | ]

Right Honorable Jean Chretien
Prime Minister of Canada
Dear Prime Minister:
Today marks 36 long years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights of Syria.
While the Canadian Government has maintained publicly that this occupation is illegal and must end, it actions speak otherwise and support this occupation economically and politically. Economically the Canadian government maintains a free trade agreement with Israel, and politically it did not support the significant resolutions that call Israel to task on its illegal policies of house demolitions, illegal settlement building, war …