Theresa May is to make cutting off funding for terrorists the centrepiece of her G20 negotiating goals, despite sitting on a report about whether Britain’s close ally Saudi Arabia funds terrorism.
The Prime Minister arrived in Hamburg for international talks with other leaders on Thursday night, where she will urge the international community to crack down on “permissive environments for terrorist financing”.
But her push drew accusations of hypocrisy on the basis of her close links with Saudi Arabia and refusal to release a Home Office report into whether the country has been using its oil cash to fund terrorism and extremism abroad.
On Monday Ms May phoned Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia and said she “looked forward to deepening our close bilateral ties”, according to a Downing Street readout of their conversation.
Another report by the Henry Jackson Society think tank released on Wednesday said there was a “clear and growing link” between …
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