The furious prince also railed against an “alarming change in the way Saudi Arabia is discussed in Britain”, warning that the wealthy kingdom would not be “lectured to” and urged respect for its strict system of Sharia law.
The prince is concerned with the change in attitude towards Saudi Arabia in Britain GETTY
He warned: “If the extensive trade links between the two countries are going to be subordinate to certain political ideologies, then this vital commercial exchange is going to be at risk.
“We want this relationship to continue but we will not be lectured to by anyone. Hasty decisions prompted by short-term gains often do more harm than good in the longer term.”
Bin Abdulaziz accused Jeremy Corbyn of scuppering a trade deal between Britain and the Saudis GETTY
But the prince demanded that UK top brass respects the Gulf state’s Sharia law.
He said: “Our justice system is based on Sharia law and implemented by our independent judiciary.
“Just as we respect the local traditions, customs, laws and religion of Britain, we expect Britain to grant us this same respect.”