World leaders who are due to attend the Queen’s state funeral have reportedly been asked to fly to the UK. on commercial flights and travel to service by bus.
Foreign Office documents obtained by Politico that Sky News believes are correct, also circuit how heads of the state was told they could not travel between airports and venues by helicopter “due to the amount of flying operating at the moment”.
World leaders including US President Joe Bidenpreparing for a trip to the UK for historic funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday 19 September.
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The documents also circuit how heads of the state and their partners will arrive at Westminster Abbey in accompanied coaches from location in west london on day of the funeral.
They will required leave your cars on the site, because of tight security and road restrictions.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned, “where possibleleaders should arrive in country on commercial flights.
branch also warned that London Heathrow Airport would not available for private organization of flights or aircraft parking.
Those who travel through private reactive plane should head for “less busy airports” around London, document adds.
Meanwhile, the passengers using UK airports warned of ‘unforeseen events commercial and private flights to deviate from the intended airport of arrival”.
Queen Elizabeth the funeral will one of most significant international events hosted Great Britain in recent times.
Westminster Abbey will be crowded for in event it will only possible for one, senior representatives from each country and their partners must be present, as documented.
world leaders who cannot attend, may choose someone else as their official representative, for example head of government or senior minister.
King Charles III will hold a reception for all overseas leaders at Buckingham Palace on on the eve of the memorial service.
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Visiting leaders of the state will be able to attend the lies in state of the Queen’s coffin before signing the book of condolences at Lancaster House immediately afterwards.
Foreign leaders will also be able to deliver tribute queen up up to three minutes to be recorded for in media.
After the service, they will be escorted to Deans Yard, which is still on site. of Westminster Abbey, attend a reception hosted Foreign Secretary James Cleverly.
They will then return to West London to coach collect your cars.
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The White House has confirmed that Biden will attend the funeral. with his wife Jill.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. also because of the presence.
Emperor Naruhito of Japan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to attend the service, with Spain likely to be represented by King Felipe VI.