Prime Minister Liz Truss will accompany King Charles on a four-nation tour of Britain in days of national mourning for his mother Queen Elizabeth, his spokeswoman said on Saturday.
Truss, whom Elizabeth appointed prime minister Tuesday in her last public act, was one of several senior lawmakers who took a new oath of allegiance to the new monarch in a special session in parliament on Saturday following the Queen’s death.
She was also present, along with six former prime ministers, senior bishops and several politicians, when 73-year-old Charles was officially proclaimed Britain’s new King in a colorful ceremony filled with pageantry and tradition.
She later met with Charles at Buckingham Palace along with other senior ministers.
“In terms of the Prime Minister’s involvement, she will join the King as she leads the national mourning in the United Kingdom, attending services of reflection in Scotland on Monday afternoon, in Northern Ireland on Tuesday and in Wales on Friday. ,” the spokesperson said. from reporters.
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