Truss says Queen Elizabeth II’s death ‘shocks’ nation and world
Queen Elizabeth II passed away peacefully Thursday afternoon at the age of 96. Throughout her 70-year reign, she worked with her 15 British Prime Ministers, 14 US Presidents, and 7 Popes.
Queen Elizabeth II was the ‘rock’ that built Britain and her death is a ‘shock’ to Britain and the world, Prime Minister Liz Truss said.
“She is indeed the spirit of England and that spirit will endure. She is the longest reigning monarch ever. To have presided over 70 years with such dignity and grace is an extraordinary achievement.” ‘ said Truss in a solemn speech outside 10 Downing Street in London on Thursday evening.
“Her life of service stretched beyond most of our living memories. In return, she was loved and admired by the people of Britain and around the world,” said Truss. I got
The Prime Minister called Elizabeth II a “personal inspiration” and “her dedication to duty” “an example for all of us”.
“Today is a day of great loss, but Queen Elizabeth II left a great legacy. Today, as it has been for over a thousand years, the crown is passed on to a new monarch, a new head of state, King Charles. III,” she said.
Truss called on the British people to unite in support of the King and “to help him bear the tremendous responsibility which he now bears for us.”
Characterizing the death of Elizabeth II as the end of an era, the Prime Minister said, “With the passing of the age of Elizabeth II, the magnificence of a great nation, just as Her Majesty wishes to We are announcing the arrival of a new era in our history.” It says, “God, protect the king.” ”
https://sputniknews.com/20220908/truss-calls-queen-elizabeth-iis-death-shock-to-nation-and-the-world-1100558186.html Truss says Queen Elizabeth II’s death ‘shocks’ nation and world