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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during the closing news conference for the "Saving Every Woman, Every Child: Within Arm's Reach" Summit in Toronto May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Aaron Harris

Canada will not fund abortion abroad, issue too divisive, PM says

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will refrain from funding abortions abroad as it promotes maternal and children's health in poor countries because the issue is too divisive and could undermine a broader push to save lives, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Friday.

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