Saudi crown prince vows to promote religious freedom in meeting with Welby
Saudi crown prince vows to promote religious freedom in meeting with Welby
Saudi Arabia Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih discusses the Saudi Aramco IPO and the future of women in the kingdom
10 March, 2018, 01:05
"The meeting agreed a landmark ambition for around £65 billion ($90.3 billion) of mutual trade and investment opportunities over the coming years, including direct investment in the United Kingdom and new Saudi public procurement with United Kingdom companies", a Downing Street spokesperson said in a press release.
Labour MP Chris Williamson, who was in attendance at the protest, echoed the feelings of protesters during a speech.
"Today we have agreed to strengthen the United Nations inspection of shipping in order to ensure that all Yemeni ports remain open to the humanitarian and commercial supplies that Yemen's people so desperately need", Boris Johnson told reporters on Wednesday evening, without providing details.
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A fiery exchange in parliament between May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn underlined tension in Britain over Prince Mohammed's trip, which was aimed at building a broader economic partnership between the two countries, but has sparked anger about alleged human rights abuses and the war in Yemen.
"The Kingdom's logistic services are the core of local production, filling gaps in the fields of oil, gas and renewable energy, contributing to worldwide competitiveness and exporting the Saudi services and goods that will be between the Kingdom and Britain, as the Kingdom did with the United States of America, China and others", he said, adding that the Saudi-UK Strategic Partnership brings about eight joint programs where the United Kingdom is the third state dealing with Saudi Arabia in addition to USA and China. Around 200 demonstrators also lined up outside Downing Street, where the crown prince visited May. (Picture: Yui Mok/ PA Wire) Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was pictured meeting the head of the Anglican church in London today. He has also has pushed through a number of dramatic social reforms including allowing women to drive and lifting a ban on movie theaters.
However, activists have warned against interpreting these reforms as heralding new freedoms.
'Wahhabism, a strict interpretation of Islam, dominates life in Saudi Arabia, and all Saudis are considered Muslims, ' Open Doors said on its website.
British arms companies are some of the biggest suppliers of weapons to Saudi Arabia, and the British government has approved billions of pounds in export licences over the past three years.
Mohammed bin Salman was accused of funding extremism in the United Kingdom, committing human rights abuses domestically, and breaching worldwide humanitarian law in Yemen, where Riyadh has intervened in a war that has killed thousands of civilians and driven the Middle East's poorest country to the brink of starvation.
Ms May and the crown prince used talks in Downing Street on Wednesday to lay plans for a £65 billion trade and investment package, while also touching on the Yemen conflict. Theresa May is handing a major propaganda coup to the dictatorship.
Nashar said women make up around 65 percent of graduates from Saudi universities while they account for 20 percent of scholarship students sent overseas for pursuing higher studies. "For the last three years it has prioritised them over the lives of Yemeni people, too".
Sophie Turner, a 24-year-old protester on Downing Street, thought May should have listened to her constituents.
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