On the status of Jerusalem should be negotiated only in the context of the overall solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Freeland: Canada will not change the status of Jerusalem

It is reported mediaUA with reference to "UKRINFORM", this was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland, a UKRINFORM correspondent reported.

"Canada is a reliable ally and friend of Israel and friend of the people of Palestine. Long Canada's position is that to resolve the status of Jerusalem is possible only as part of an overall settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli dispute," said Freeland.

She stressed that Canada remains preferrence path finding lasting peace in the middle East.

Read the " mediaUA": Merkel, him and Mei condemned the decision of trump Jerusalem

"We are determined to achieve a universal, just and lasting peace in the middle East, including the establishment of a Palestinian state that peace and security will exist alongside Israel," said foreign Minister of Canada.

Freeland also called for the preservation of peace and the search for a peaceful settlement.

"We urge for calm and we continue to support the creation of conditions necessary for the parties to find solutions," she concluded.

As reported mediaUA, December 6, trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced the postponement of the U.S. Embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked trump for the decision and said that Israel will always ensure religious freedom for Jews, Christians and Muslims.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the recognition of the trump Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is tantamount to the failure of the US mediator in the peace talks.