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Trudeau assures that, with the death of Elizabeth II, Canadians “feel that they have lost a family member”

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signs the book of condolences for the death of Elizabeth II – Justin Tang/Canadian Press via Z / DPA

The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, has assured this Thursday that, with the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who died last Thursday in Balmoral (Scotland), Canadians have the feeling that “they have lost a relative”.

“Last week, Canada lost the only sovereign that most of us have ever known … It is important to take advantage of these moments, here in Parliament and across the country, to recognize the service and leadership that he offered us,” he said. said, according to CBC radio and television.

During an intervention before the parliamentarians in Ottawa, Trudeau has valued that the monarch “accepted her role” as queen of Canada and has indicated that Elizabeth II had “a deep appreciation” for the culture of the North American country.

Finally, the Canadian prime minister has praised the figure of the successor of the monarch, Charles III, and has valued the “commitment of the new king with history”.

Trudeau will travel to London with the Governor-General, Mary Simon, and Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ralph Goodale, to attend Elizabeth II’s state funeral on Monday.

Source: Europa Press

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