The prime minister’s office says Mr. Cameron and Salman bin Hammed Al Khalif will meet later on Thursday and are expected to discuss recent revolts across the Middle East and north Africa, the Middle East peace process and the situation in Bahrain.

The British government says Prime Minister David Cameron will raise the crackdown on protesters by Bahrain’s authorities when he meets with the Gulf state’s crown prince.

The prime minister’s office says Mr. Cameron and Salman bin Hammed Al Khalif will meet later on Thursday and are expected to discuss recent revolts across the Middle East and north Africa, the Middle East peace process and the situation in Bahrain.

Bahrain’s Sunni ruling family has been strongly condemned by international leaders for waging a wide—ranging crackdown against Shiite protesters calling for more freedoms.

The crown prince’s visit to London comes after he declined an invitation to attend Prince William’s wedding on April 29, saying he did not want the Gulf nation’s unrest to tarnish the celebration.

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