The United States Tuesday expressed its condolences to Kuwait after the passing of Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah earlier in the day.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands with Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah, in Kuwait, March 20, 2019. (Reuters)
We are deeply saddened by the passing of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah and offer our sincere condolences. His humanitarianism and global leadership shaped Kuwait into a prosperous modern state. He has been central to building peace and prosperity in the Gulf region.— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) September 29, 2020