British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended the red carpet welcome given to Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

It is the first day of Mohammed bin Salman's three-day trip to the UK, aimed at developing economic ties between the two countries.

But critics say the British government is turning a blind eye to human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia and the ongoing war in Yemen.

Al Jazeera's Jamal Elshayyal reports from London.

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