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Entertainment Prince William leaves UK ahead of Prince Andrew's controversial documentary debut

01:51  03 december  2019
01:51  03 december  2019 Source:   honey.nine.com.au

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York et al. sitting in a chair: Prince Andrew during the BBC interview.© AAP Prince Andrew during the BBC interview. With all the controversy shrouding the royal family in the UK, Prince William's trip to the Middle East couldn't have come at a better time.

The Duke of Cambridge touched down in Kuwait on Sunday, marking the beginning of a four-day tour of the region, where he'll "pay tribute to the historic ties Britain shares with Kuwait and Oman".

The father-of-three's visit coincides with the 120th anniversary of the signing of a friendship treaty between Britain and Kuwait and, in honour of the milestone, William will be immersing himself in their culture.


"From the modern capitals of Kuwait City and Muscat, to the vast Kuwaiti deserts and stunning wadis in the Omani mountains, the visit will take in both countries' unique cultures, their beautiful landscapes, and diverse communities," Kensington Palace stated of the trip.

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In between learning about the Royal Navy of Oman and visiting young Kuwaitis at school, William will take part in a "Dessert Warrior" exercise, which will involve him camping in the dessert with Kuwaiti and UK troops.


Landing in the area on Sunday evening, William was greeted by Sheikh Ali Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, minister of the Amiri Diwan, the Amir's court, and Britain's Ambassador to the UL, Michael Davenport, before heading off for tea.

This is Prince William's first ever visit to Kuwait, and coincidentally falls at the same time a new documentary about Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein is set to air.

The Prince and the Epstein Scandal comes just weeks after the Duke of York's "train wreck" BBC interview, which ended with him stepping back from royal duties after claiming the convicted paedophile acted in a "manner that was unbecoming".

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The Prince of Wales met his father Prince Philip at Sandringham last week where the pair are believed to have discussed the Queen' s 'retirement' in the It is believed he wants to cut the royal family down to just him, Prince William , Prince Harry and their wives and children (pictured together on Christmas

Prince Andrew , Duke of York, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC(P) ( Andrew Albert Christian Edward, born 19 February 1960) is a member of the British royal family.

According to reports, the new documentary, airing in the UK on December 2, will see Virginia Roberts Giuffre claim she was "used as a sex slave" by Epstein and slept with Prince Andrew in a toilet when she was 17.

It's believed she will describe Prince Andrew's denial of the claims "appalling".

Meanwhile, Buckingham Palace has doubled down on their position, telling The Sun in a statement, "It is emphatically denied that The Duke of York had any form of sexual contact or relationship with Virginia Roberts".

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