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King Philippe of the Belgians hosts US President Biden

King Philippe of the Belgians welcomed several visitors to the Royal Palace in Brussels on Tuesday, including US President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The King hosted Biden in an audience alongside US Secretary of State Antony Blinkin, Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sophie Wilmes. The group discussed the ongoing…
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King Philippe of the Belgians to meet US President Biden during NATO summit

On 15 June, His Majesty King Philippe of the Belgians will hold a meeting with the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden.  The Belgian monarchy announced that King Philippe will host the US President at the Brussels Royal Palace, the official workplace of Belgian sovereigns. The Prime Minister, newly appointed Alexander De Croo, will also attend the meeting.  The meeting…
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Queen Mathilde visits shop with bio-products

Queen Mathilde of the Belgians visited an organic shop in Jette, Belgium, on Thursday in her role as an advocate for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The Queen travelled to The Barn that sells mostly packaging-free products and spoke to spoke to one of the business investors. It was founded in 2017 and now has locations across Belgium; it boasts that it sells the cheapest range of…
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Grandchildren of Monarchs: Belgium's King Albert II

The grandchildren of monarchs share family links but their futures can open up in many different directions. While some are born to inherit thrones, others slowly move away from the shadow of the crown. One of Europe’s former monarchs has seen many changes to the royal…
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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde "deeply saddened" by Prince Philip's death

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, the King and Queen of the Belgians, have sent their condolences upon the death of Prince Philip, saying that they are “deeply saddened.” The full statement in English reads, “Deeply saddened by the passing away of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. We wish to express our deepest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen, the…
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