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Kings of Cambodia and Morocco send heartfelt condolences to The Queen


By U.S. Embassy Jerusalem - DAZ_4250P, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons

The Kings of Cambodia and Morocco have released condolence messages that have been sent to The Queen after the death of the Duke of Edinburgh on Friday.

King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia sent a letter to Her Majesty on 10 April expressing his sympathies saying that the Duke of Edinburgh would be “remembered for his great achievements and his steadfast and constant support of [The Queen].”

He went on to share that his thoughts and the thoughts of the Cambodian people are with The Queen, Royal Family and the United Kingdom.

King Mohammed VI of Morocco wrote in his message to Queen Elizabeth that he heard with “great sorrow of the death of Your beloved husband, His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. May he rest in peace.”

His letter also expressed the condolences of the Moroccan Royal Family to the British Royal Family and the British people.

The Duke of Edinburgh died peacefully on Friday, 9 April at Windsor Castle. His funeral will take place at 3 pm on Saturday, 17 April at St George’s Chapel. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, only 30 people can be in attendance. The funeral will be televised.

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Brittani is from Tennessee, USA. She is a political scientist and historian after graduating with a degree in the topics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in December 2014. She also holds a master's degree from Northeastern University. She enjoys reading and researching all things regarding the royals of the world. Her love of royals began in middle school, and she's been researching, reading, and writing on royalty for over a decade. She became Europe Editor in October 2016, and then Deputy Editor in January 2019, and has been featured on several podcasts, radio shows, news broadcasts and websites including Global News Canada, ABC News Australia, WION India and BBC World News.