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David Cameron trading with Saudi sponsors of terrorism

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posted on Jan, 13 2012 @ 01:09 PM

BBC: David Cameron in talks with Saudi king

David Cameron has visited Saudi Arabia, for the first time as prime minister.

He met King Abdullah and Crown Prince Nayef in Riyadh for talks which No 10 hopes will "broaden and deepen" the UK-Saudi relationship.

One of the main aims of the trip was to establish a personal relationship between the PM and the Saudi king.

Saudi Arabia is the UK's largest trading partner in the Middle East with annual trade worth £15bn a year. It has £62bn invested in the UK economy.

Mr Cameron is travelling without UK reporters - which is unusual on a foreign trip - but Foreign Secretary William Hague insisted the visit was "not furtive".

Arms sales
Both the UK and Saudi Arabia are hoping to forge a new strategic partnership in energy, business and security.

A Saudi official told the BBC the leaders would discuss sales of the latest technology and weaponry, and making Britain a major part of a massive Saudi military expansion.

On Thursday, MPs on the committee on arms export controls published questions it had submitted to the government about British arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

The committee asked why, when there was unrest in the country in 2011, licences for a range of equipment had not been revoked.

"Why does the UK believe that the assurances relating to end-use will not be breached?," the committee asked.

Katy Clark on David Cameron's Saudi Arabia visit (YouTube)

Video details
Katy Clark Labour MP questions what David Cameron is doing in our name in Saudi Arabia?

Is he raising issues about individual abuses of human rights or is it to promote the sale of arms?

Saudi Arabia has an appalling human rights record.

After Katy's interview with BBC News there follows a couple of news stories from 2007 which reveal the action of Saudi Arabia as a state sponsor of terrorism.

It seems Western governments won't declare Saudi Arabia as a state sponsor of terrorism because they don't want to endanger business deals with the Saudis.

The video ends with Peter Dow concluding that UK PM David Cameron is making business deals in Saudi Arabia with state-sponsors of terrorists such as Al Qaeda and the Taliban who are killing British soldiers in Afghanistan and while David Cameron is betraying our brave soldiers to the Saudi enemy, he times a row with the SNP hoping we will not notice Cameron's treason.

I would say maximum publicity is appropriate for Cameron's backstabbing of British soldiers by dealing with those who sponsor the Taliban terrorist enemy.

posted on Jan, 16 2012 @ 05:17 PM
Saudi Arabia is the UK's largest trading partner in the Middle East with annual trade worth £15bn a year. It has £62bn invested in the UK economy.

Go figure..............


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