Trump welcomes Kuwait Emir to White House; to discuss Gulf crisis

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US President Donald Trump has welcomed the Emir of Kuwait to the White House, and is meeting with H H Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah.

Trump says he will discuss the Gulf crisis involving Qatar and its Arab neighbors. The president also says that the two have he calls a "great relationship."

Kuwait is a staunch American ally trying to mediate a festering diplomatic crisis involving illegal blocakde of Qatar by Saudi-led bloc.

The dispute has dragged on as Saudi block continued with the illegal blockade even after Tillerson and other US diplomats have shuttled through the region to bolster the Kuwaiti initiative.

At the meeting, Trump probably will also discuss efforts to further isolate North Korea by pressing countries to stop employing North Korean guest workers. (Source)