Romanian President Iohannis to attend funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis will travel to London for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, his office said on Tuesday.

The Romanian leader earlier signed the condolences book at the British embassy in Bucharest.

Romania has close relations with the United Kingdom and Mr Iohannis has met King Charles III many times.

Charles owns several properties and also has a foundation in Romania which is supports preserving traditions in rural areas in a sustainable way. He has visited the country almost every year since 1998.

Also attending the funeral are Romania’s Princess Margareta and her husband Prince Consort Radu, Romania’s Royal House said Tuesday.

It will be held at Westminster Abbey on Monday amid limits on who can join the congregation of 2,000.

Apart from the condolences book for Romanian officials and foreign diplomats,  Romanians can send their condolences online

Elizabeth who was the longest-reigning sovereign of Great Britain died on Thursday aged 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.


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