Kuwait’s Amir conducts medical tests in the US, postpones meeting with Trump. Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah hospitalized in the United States for “medical checkups”, the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday, prompting a postponement of his meeting with US President Donald Trump.
The reason for Kuwait’s Amir postpones meeting with Trump
The Kuwait’s Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, has hospitalized in the United States for medical tests, prompting a postponement of his meeting with US President Donald Trump, scheduled this week in Washington.
Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah supposed to meet Trump on Thursday. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad has ruled Kuwait since 2006 and has run foreign policy for over 50 years.
The official KUNA news agency quoted a senior official in the emir’s office as saying:
- The meeting between the emir and the US president would hold at a later date.
The agency said last month that:
- Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad was in good health after suffering an undetected health setback.
The Minister of the Amiri Diwan Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, according to the agency quoted that:
- The meeting which scheduled within days, postponed to a later date has not yet determined.
When was the scheduled meeting between Trump and Sheikh Sabah?
Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah began a visit to the United States a few days ago. The White House said earlier that the emir of Kuwait scheduled to meet with Trump on September 12.
The two leaders expected to discuss joint files between the two countries and strengthen economic and security relations. In addition to discussing regional developments and counter-terrorism issues.