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World Leaders arrive in London ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo, President of the United States of America, Joe Biden alongside 500 other heads of state and foreign dignitaries will attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today.
This can be identified as a gathering of world leaders not seen for decades.

VP Osinbajo, President Biden as well as the prime ministers of Canada, Justin Trudeau; Australia, Anthony Albanese, and New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, are already in the UK ahead of the funeral.

Other Commonwealth leaders expected to attend include Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe. India will be represented by President Droupadi Murmu.

French President Emmanuel Macron, Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Italian President Sergio Mattarella are among the other world leaders expected to attend.

Members of royal families from across Europe will also be present.

World leaders who visited Westminster Hall to witness the lying in state alongside the VP included Trudeau; Biden and Macron, among other royals and Heads of State and governments across the world.

 

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