Buckingham Palace has revealed a major update regarding Queen Elizabeth’s Trooping the Color celebrations, which are a second official celebration of the sovereign’s birthday.
“After careful consideration, The Queen has decided that this year’s traditional Balcony Trooping the Color appearance on Thursday 2 June will be limited to Her Majesty and members of the Royal Family who are currently carrying out official public duties on behalf of the queen,” he added. the palace said in a statement released on Friday.
The announcement means Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will not be present on the balcony, and neither will the disgraced Prince Andrew, as the three are not senior royals.
Despite the Palace’s announcement on Friday, the Sussexes have made it clear they will be attending Platinum Jubilee celebrations in honor of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.
“Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted and honored to attend the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June with their children,” a spokesperson for the couple said in a shared statement on Friday. with HuffPost.
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