Palestinian groups and leftist activists in
The groups argue that Yaalon is a war criminal as head of the Israeli army during much of the Intifada.
The case of the latest in a series of such requests, in which leftists and Arabs have appealed to the Belgian, British and other governments to arrest former Israeli generals on entry.
Nine months ago, an arrest warrant was issued in
Israeli officials believe will not adhere to the request.
"The law in is different from the British law," Israeli Ambassador to Canada Alan Baker said, adding that Canadian regulations were much more stringent regarding the grounds for disqualifying entry or arrest on arrival.
The ambassador said that he himself had been criticized in for living in Har Adar settlement near
All settlements built on