Foreign Secretary statement on death of Amir of Kuwait

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

I am deeply saddened by the death of the Amir of Kuwait, HH Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, a great humanitarian leader and a true friend of the United Kingdom.

He served Kuwait for many years with dedication, and as a founding father of the GCC he contributed over many decades to maintaining peace and stability in the region.

On behalf of the UK, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Kuwait and its people at this sad time.

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