Tomorrow Zelenskaya will be one of the honorary guests at the funeral of the monarch.
First Lady Olena Zelenska, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmigal and Ukrainian Ambassador to Britain Vadim Prystaiko and his wife visited Westminster Hall in London on the evening of September 18, where they honored Queen Elizabeth II.
This was announced by Prime Minister Shmyhal in his Telegram.
“At the invitation of the British side, we arrived in London today to pay tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and express condolences on behalf of the President, Government and people of Ukraine. The Queen enjoyed great public respect and favor in the United Kingdom. She was also admired far beyond the borders of the Kingdom , including Ukraine. Most Ukrainians will remember Her Majesty through a simple but important fact. She was the head of state who was one of the first to lend a helping hand when Ukraine faced the barbaric Russian invasion. A state that is still doing everything possible to bring our victory closer “Grateful to the government of the United Kingdom. I have no doubt that King Charles III will build on the progress made by his mother,” Smigal wrote.
It is also known that Zelenskaya held an audience with Princess of Wales Kate Middleton at Buckingham Palace.
The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth will take place on Monday 19 September. About a million people are expected to come to London to honor the monarch.
Recall that the first lady of Ukraine Elena Zelenskaya will join up to 500 heads of state and distinguished guests who were invited to the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain The wife of President Vladimir Zelensky was invited to a memorial service and a VIP reception organized by King Charles.
As UNIAN previously reported, on September 8, at the age of 96, Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain died in the Scottish castle of Balmoral. After the death of the monarch, a ten-day mourning began in the country.
The next day, the new King of Great Britain, Charles III, made his first televised address. to the nation, in which he spoke about his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, and also promised to continue her path.
And on September 10, Charles III was officially proclaimed King of Great Britain at a historic ceremony at St. James’s Palace.