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Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral today at Westminster Abbey, 2000 people including world leaders to attend

Queen Elizabeth's state funeral today at Westminster Abbey, 2000 people including world leaders to attend. King Charles welcomed dozens of leaders who came to attend the Queen's funeral, from Emperor Naruhito of Japan to French President Emmanuel Macron.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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London: The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is to be held today at Westminster Abbey in London. Earlier on Sunday, King Charles III welcomed world leaders at Buckingham Palace. US President Joe Biden, who was present there, also paid his last tribute to the late Queen on the occasion.

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During this, Joe Biden with his wife Jill Biden, standing in a gallery towards the British flag-wrapped coffin at Westminster Hall in London, crossed himself and placed his hand on his heart.

US President Biden said the Queen, who died on September 8 at the age of 96, set a unique example of “the notion of service” for 70 years. US President Joe Biden said Queen Elizabeth II reminded him of his mother. According to media reports, US President Joe Biden made this remark before going to Buckingham Palace.

After signing the condolence book, Biden said, “All the people of England, all the people of the United Kingdom, now our hearts are breaking apart from all of us, you are lucky to have been around him for 70 years, we all found his love Because the world was better for him.”

The US President then went to Buckingham Palace, where King Charles welcomed dozens of leaders from Japan’s Emperor Naruhito to French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the Queen’s funeral.

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