Saudi King Abdullah accuses UK of failing to act on Saudi information which might have averted London’s 2005 terrorist attacks

He arrives in Britain Monday afternoon for the first state visit by a Saudi monarch in 20 years. In a BBC interview, Abdullah said most countries were not taking terrorism seriously, “including, unfortunately, Great Britain” or doing enough to fight international terrorism which he says could take 20 to 30 years to beat. He said al Qaeda continued to be a big problem for Saudi Arabia.
British security sources deny receiving intelligence from Saudi Arabia that could have prevented to 2005 bombings. Demonstrations will protest Saudi Arabia’s human rights behavior.

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