Joe & Jill Biden Pay Respects To Queen Elizabeth At Her State Funeral
U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were among a number of world leaders invited to Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral today, and he has made several statements about his relationship with the late monarch.
Queen Elizabeth died on September 8 at the age of 96. She was at her residence at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
He was clearly reflective when he shared a photo of himself signing the official Condolence Book for the Royal on Sunday, mentioning that they will “always remember her kindness and hospitality.”
Today Jill and I signed the Official Condolence Book for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
We first met the Queen in 1982, and will always remember her kindness and hospitality. Her legacy will loom large in the pages of British history, and in the story of our world. pic.twitter.com/6aZzUAMDAU
— President Biden (@POTUS) September 18, 2022
The Bidens were also present for her funeral at Westminster Hall the next day. Other world leaders who were present were Petr Fiala, prime minister of the Czech Repulbic, and Andzrej Duda, the President of Poland.
They co-wrote a lengthy statement in honor of the monarch soon after her death. They referred to the late Queen as “a stateswoman of unmatched dignity and constancy who deepened the bedrock Alliance between the United States and United Kingdom. She helped make our relationship special.”
Our statement on the death of Queen Elizabeth II. pic.twitter.com/0n7pmVVg2w
— President Biden (@POTUS) September 8, 2022
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