Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is "in a good condition now", the state news agency¬†KUNA¬†reported yesterday.
Reuters¬†cited the Acting Emiri Diwan Minister Mohammad Dhaifallah Sharar as saying that the 90-year-old Sheikh Al Sabah had gone through a medical check-up and the results were good.
The agency gave no further details.
Sheikh Al Sabah was named ruler of the key US regional ally and OPEC oil producer in 2006.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif yesterday wished Al Sabah a "speedy recovery".
Writing on Twitter, Zarif said talks he was holding with Kuwaiti officials were "good".
Good talks with Kuwaiti Crown Prince & FM. Praying for Emir's speedy recovery.
Stressed that Iran's proposal for Regional Dialogue Forum and non-aggression pact trumps reliance on extraneous actors.
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‚ÄĒ Javad Zarif (@JZarif) August 18, 2019