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WATCH: Kuwaiti ruler visits son at hospital in Germany

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Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber visited his son, Kuwait’s Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad who is in Germany getting medical treatment.

The defense minister underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his lungs. According to several reports, the surgery was successful.

In a video shared on social media, the Kuwaiti emir is seen sitting next to his son in a hospital room.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent their well wishes to the Kuwaiti royal family on the success of the surgery.

The Kuwaiti emir also received a phone call from Jordan’s King Abdullah II who wished Defense Minister Nasser a speedy recovery.