​Canada’s foreign minister attacked by crowd of egg-throwers in West Bank

January 18, 2015 12:12 PM

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A Palestinian policeman and a security guard hold back a protester after eggs were thrown at Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird, during his visit to the West Bank city of Ramallah, January 18, 2015 (Reuters / Stringer)

Some 100 Palestinian protesters hurled eggs at Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird as he was visiting Ramallah. Canada is among the nations resisting Palestinian efforts to gain recognition as a state in international organizations.

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