Key Derangement Syndrome is reaching previously unseen levels.
The latest outrage is him seeking free trade agreements and increased trade with Saudi Arabia…who execute people.
Of course the Labour party¬†and their hard left supporters¬†said nothing when the Labour party under Helen Clark pursued and ultimately succeeded in garnering a free trade agreement with China, who execute thousands every year and have a human rights record that is one of the worst in the world.
This is the justification of the left in not doing anything against ISIS…because Saudi Arabia executed people with beheadings too…
John Key will arrive in Saudi Arabia today with the hope of getting high-level commitment from the new King to a free trade agreement with the Gulf states, which has been all but finalised since 2009.
Mr Key has been in the United Arab Emirates for the past two days and today’s stop will be the first visit by a New Zealand Prime Minister to Saudi Arabia.
Mr Key is scheduled to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, who has been king since January after the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah.
Mr Key’s wife, Bronagh, will be wearing an abaya in Saudi Arabia, a robe-like dress covering all but the hands and head. A business delegation and Trade Negotiations Minister Tim Groser are also travelling with the Prime Minister.
Mr Key has been urged to take up the issue of human rights abuses with the Saudi leadership, particularly executions, of which there have been 50 this year, mainly by beheading according to Amnesty International.
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