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Condolences on passing of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

Vladimir Putin extended his condolences to King Charles III on the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The message reads, in part:

“Her Majesty's name is inextricably linked with key events in the contemporary history of the United Kingdom. For many decades, Elizabeth II rightfully enjoyed the love and respect of her subjects, as well as high regard on the world stage.

I wish you courage and fortitude in the face of this difficult, irreparable loss. Please convey my sincere sympathy and support to the members of the royal family and all the people of the United Kingdom.”

September 8, 2022