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What British PM Liz Truss Said About The Death Of Queen Elizabeth

 

Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss is giving an address outside Downing Street, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

Truss said: “The death of her majesty the Queen is a huge shock to the nation and to the world.”

“Queen Elizabeth II was the rock on which modern Britain was built,” she said. “Our country has grown and flourished under her reign.”

“She was the very spirit of Great Britain, and that spirit will endure.”

“Britain is the great country it is today because of her,” UK Prime Minister Liz Truss said outside Downing Street following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

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“We are now a modern, thriving, dynamic nation. Through thick and thin, Queen Elizabeth II provided us with he stability and the strength that we needed.”

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“It’s an extraordinary achievement to have presided with such dignity and grace for 70 years.”

“She was loved and admired by the people in the United Kingdom, and all round the world.

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She has been a personal inspiration to me, and to many Britons, the new PM said.

 Liz Truss also called on Britons to “come together” to support Charles, the United Kingdom’s new King.

“In the difficult days ahead, we will come together with our friends across the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the world, to celebrate her extraordinary lifetime of service,” Truss said.

“It is a day of great loss, but Queen Elizabeth II leaves a great legacy.”

“Today the Crown passes, as it has done for more than a thousand years, to our new monarch, our new head of state: His Majesty, King Charles III,” Truss said.

“With the King’s family, we mourn the loss of his mother. And as we mourn, we must come together as a people to support him,” she added. “To help him bear the awesome responsibility that he now carries for us all.”

Liz Truss concluded her speech outside Downing Street with a call to unite behind Charles, Britain’s new King.

“We offer him our loyalty and devotion, just as his mother devoted so much to so many for so long,” the UK’s new Prime Minister said.

“With the passing of the second Elizabethan age, we usher in a new era in the magnificent history of our great country. Exactly as her Majesty would have wished: by saying the words, ‘God save the King.'”

 

Truss met the Queen to formally be appointed Prime Minister on Tuesday, in the monarch’s last engagement before her death. She is the 15th and final Prime Minister to have served under Elizabeth.

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