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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Trudeau, Biden weigh Israel support amid changing sentiments

Canada was one of 153 countries that voted in favor of a Gaza ceasefire at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Only 10 countries voted against it, including Austria, the Czech Republic, Guatemala, Israel, Liberia, Micronesia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, and the United States.
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau makes remarks during a pro-Israel rally


Trudeau under scrutiny in Gaza war

As Joe Biden was preparing to head to Israel on Tuesday, Justin Trudeau told reporters he was horrified by the news from Gaza, where an explosion at a hospital that caused civilian fatalities was then believed to have been caused by an Israeli air strike.

“The news that coming out of Gaza is horrific and absolutely unacceptable,” Trudeau told reporters. “International humanitarian and international law needs to be respected in this and in all cases. There are rules around wars and it’s not acceptable.” In French, he said “it’s not legal” to bomb a hospital.

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