Truss refers to King Charles III, urges UK to 'come together'

AFP , Thursday 8 Sep 2022

Prime Minister Liz Truss on Thursday hailed Britain's new monarch King Charles III, and said Britons "must come together as a people to support him", shortly after the queen's death was announced.

The Queen and new PM
Britain s Queen Elizabeth II and new Conservative Party leader and Britain s Prime Minister-elect Liz Truss meet at Balmoral Castle in Ballater, Scotland, where the Queen invited Truss to form a Government.

 

"Today the crown passes as it has done for more than 1,000 years to our new monarch, our new head of state, His Majesty King Charles III," she said, adding: "We must come together as a people to support him, to help him bear the awesome responsibility that he now carries for us all."

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