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United Kingdom: After their Resignation, Prince Harry and Meghan Announce a New Decision

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are no longer members of the royal family.

A few days ago, Prince Harry and his wife announced their decision to give up their prominent role in the royal family. After this shocking news, the couple decided on Saturday to renounce their royal title.

“The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will no longer use their title of Royal Highness since they are no longer active members of the family,” Queen Elizabeth II said in a statement.

Under the new agreement, the couple will no longer receive public funds for royal functions. “As agreed in this new agreement, they understand that they are obliged to withdraw from royal functions, including official military appointments ,  said the press release from Buckingham Palace.

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Queen Elizabeth noted in a personal statement “that Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of the family. “

“I recognize the challenges they have faced following a thorough review in the past two years and I support their wish for a more independent life. I want to thank them for all of their dedicated work across this country, the Commonwealth and beyond, and I am particularly proud of how Meghan has so quickly become a member of the family, ” she said.

The palace press release gives no details on the future police protection that Prince Harry and his family will enjoy.

After their decision to resign from their role, Harry and Meghan agreed to reimburse certain public expenses from which they benefited, in particular the sums used to renovate the Frogmore Cottage in Windsor, their place of residence in the United Kingdom

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