Kurdistan region president to attend Queen's funeral in London

9/18/2022 4:44:52 PM
  Kurdistan region president writing a farewell message to Queen Elizabeth II at the British General Consulate in Erbil in September 2022.
 photo: KurdSat English
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) President Nechirvan Barzani will attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London.

According to a statement issued by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Nechirvan Barzani will arrive in London today at the British government's official invitation to attend Queen Elizabeth II's funeral tomorrow.

Queen Elizabeth II's burial will take place in London's Westminster Abbey on September 19, with leaders from many countries attending.

The Queen passed away on September 8, 2022. Kurds and the Kurdistan region have a historical relationship with the United Kingdom and the British people dating back to the early 19th century. 

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