Latvian president and first lady to attend funeral of Queen Elisabeth II

  • 2022-09-12
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - President Egils Levits and First Lady Andra Levite will attend the funeral of Queen Elisabeth II of Great Britain, the president's spokeswoman Justine Deicmane informed LETA. 

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK's longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.

The state funeral of Elisabeth II is scheduled to take place at Westminster Abbey on September 19. 

It is expected that the funeral will be attended by leaders of many countries, including US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden.