Japan’s prime minister may travel to the UK for Elizabeth II’s funeral

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida may visit the UK to attend
the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, the Asahi TV channel reported
This on Saturday, citing sources, reports Trend, referring to TASS.

Earlier, the Sankei Shimbun newspaper reported that the Japanese
Emperor Naruhito may travel to the UK to attend the funeral of
Elizabeth II. If decided, it will be Naruhito’s first foreign
journey from the ascension to the throne.

Kishida previously offered his condolences on Elizabeth’s death
II, saying that she contributed a lot to the development of
Japanese-British relations.

Naruhito in his condolence telegram to the new King of Great Britain
Charles III, noted Elizabeth II’s desire for world peace and
tranquility. He also thanked the royal family for their hospitality
during his studies and travels to the UK.

Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in
Scotland on Thursday. She was Britain’s longest-reigning monarch
history — her reign lasted 70 years and seven months. Her biggest
son, 73-year-old Charles, became the new monarch, and he will
officially reigns under the title His Majesty King Charles

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