Qatar leader meets with Jeremy Corbyn

By Unattributed, The National

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The British leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, is under fire after a meeting with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, which came just weeks after taking high profile stands in refusing to meeting President Donald Trump and Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.

The meeting took place on Monday as Mr Corbyn’s parliamentary party held a meeting focused on the leadership’s failure to adopt an international code on anti-antisemitism. Prominent MPs include Dame Margaret Hodge were quoted by Sky News condemning Mr Corbyn’s failure to attend the meeting as is traditional at the last gathering before the summer break …

Alan Mendoza, executive director of the Henry Jackson Society, was critical of the lack of response to the visit, tweeting “Hot on the heels of the massive Trump protests in London, the Emir of Qatar is arriving tomorrow.

“Why is there no indignation about his visit?”

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