The president of the United States, Joe Biden spoke for the first time with King Charles III and expressed his heartfelt condolences for the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
According to an official statement, The president fondly recalled the queen’s kindness and hospitality to him and the first lady, Jill, at Windsor Palace following the G7 summit in 2021.
In the call, which lasted no more than 10 minutes, Biden underlined to King Charles III the dignity and perseverance of Elizabeth II, in addition, he took the opportunity to deepen the lasting relationship of friendship and special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Days ago The Bidens remembered the day they met Elizabeth IIin 1987, when the president was serving as a senator and years later they met again, but now he was president of the nation.
“We met the Queen in 1982, on a trip to the UK as part of a Senate delegation. And we were honored that she gave us her hospitality in June 2021 during our first trip abroad as president and first lady, where she charmed us with her wit, she touched us with her kindness and generously shared with us her wisdom. In total, he met 14 American presidents. He helped Americans commemorate the anniversary of the founding of Jamestown and the bicentennial of our independence. And he stood in solidarity with the United States during our darkest days after September 11, when he poignantly reminded us that ‘pain is the price we pay for love’, can be read in the official statement days ago.
Joe and Jill will attend Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in London on September 19.
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Source: La Opinion