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British Prime Minister Theresa May (C) poses with Persian Gulf Cooperation Council leaders for a group picture on December 7, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
British Prime Minister Theresa May (C) poses with Persian Gulf Cooperation Council leaders for a group picture on December 7, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
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While attempting to fend off criticism of her visit to Manama, Theresa May, the British prime minister, candidly clarified Britain’s position.

She said Britain would not put profits behind principles and would not turn its back on economic interests simply to defend human rights.