Talks between Kuwaiti Amir and US President to focus on regional affairs

The American ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Lawrence Silverman, told a press conference on Tuesday that the imminent meeting between His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s and US President Donald Trump will revolve around bilateral ties and current happenings around the region.

A number of deals between the two countries are pending confirmation amid the upcoming talks, stated the US ambassador Silverman, whose tenure is nearing its end. When asked if the Gulf diplomatic row will be addressed during the talks, the US diplomat answered in the affirmative, saying his country is “disappointed” that the rift has not been healed yet.

President Donald Trump will host His Highness the Amir at the White House on September 12, where the pair are expected to discuss a myriad of issues including bilateral cooperation and regional developments.