Rouhani hails role of Late Emir of Kuwait in regional balance

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – In a condolence message, Iranian President hailed the role of the Late Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah in regional balance and moderation.

In his message to the Emir of Kuwait Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, President Rouhani expressed his condolences over the Late Emir's death and hailed his significant role in endorsing regional balance and moderation.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has offered condolences over the death of Emir of Kuwait on Tuesday.

In an Arabic tweet on Tuesday, Zarif wrote, "The news of death of Emir of Kuwait, who drew a picture of moderation and equilibrium for Kuwait and the region, hurt our hearts."

“We ask the God Almighty to bestow mercy on him and provide security, stability, progress and prosperity for the Kuwaiti government and its people in the shadow of the new government," he added.

Kuwait’s 91-year-old Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah died on Tuesday in a hospital in the United States, Aljazeera reported.

Kuwait’s ruler, Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, 91, had been in hospital in the United States since July after having undergone surgery in Kuwait the same month.

The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tue. in a statement announced that Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Sabah, a former crown prince, was appointed new Emir of Kuwait.

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