Jeremy Corbyn has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to protest Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen during the visit of the kingdom’s crown prince to London.
The British opposition Labour Party leader said Tuesday that May should tell Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that Britain would stop providing arms to Riyadh.
Bin Salman’s three-day visit will begin with a lunch with Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday.
His stay in the UK will include two audiences with the British Royal family, a briefing with national security officials, and a visit to the prime minister’s country residence.
“Theresa May should use this visit to announce the UK will no longer supply arms to Saudi Arabia while the devastating Saudi-led bombing of Yemen continues and make clear Britain’s strong opposition to widespread human and civil rights abuses in Saudi Arabia,” Corbyn said.
Saudi Arabia and its partners launched a war on Yemen in…