Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family of His Highness the Amir as well as to the people of Kuwait for the passing of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The United States mourns the loss of this true friend, who distinguished himself by his exceptional leadership, humanitarianism, and overall efforts to bring about a more stable and secure region.
Our history with HH the Amir goes back decades and his loss will be deeply felt. He was a steadfast friend and partner. We stand with Kuwait during this difficult time.