British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed the “extraordinary life and work” of Prince Philip, who passed away on Friday at the age of 99. He also expressed his condolences to Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family. The heads of the Scottish, Northern, Irish and Welsh governments also mourned the death.
“We mourn Her Majesty the Queen and offer her condolences and her family.” “The nation and the kingdom are grateful for the extraordinary life and work done by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” said the Head of Government outside Downing Street.
Today, the thoughts of our nation should be directed to Her Majesty the Queen and her family. Because they lost not only a very loved and respected public figure, but also a loyal husband, a proud and loving father, a grandfather and, in recent years, a great-grandfather.
“We remember the Duke mainly for his unwavering support of Her Majesty,” Johnson said sadly. Prince Philip has earned the love of generations here in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world.
Johnson praised the prince’s commitment to the environment and wildlife. The Prime Minister said he has been an inspiration to countless young people and encouraged their aspirations.
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The Belgian Royal Palace mourns the death of the British Prince Philip. King Philip and Queen Mathilde reported this on Twitter.
“We offer our deepest condolences to Her Majesty the Queen, the British royal family and the people of the United Kingdom,” the letter read.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, died Friday morning at the age of 99 in Windsor Castle, Buckingham Palace reported.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair praised the prince for his “determination and courage”.
Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon is saddened by the death of Prince Philip. She extends her condolences to the Queen and the Royal family, also on behalf of the Scottish people. Northern Ireland’s Prime Minister Arlene Foster says he sympathizes with the family. Irish Prime Minister Michael Martin has already responded to the news. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Queen Elizabeth and the people of the United Kingdom,” he wrote on Twitter. Mark Drakford, leader of the Welsh government, is “very sad”.
Condolences also came from Parliament. Labor leader Keir Starmer said the UK has lost an “exceptional” servant of the public good. “Prince Philip has devoted his life to this country.”
Mourning phrases also came from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Mayor of London.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has ordered flags to be hung in his country, said Prince Philip “the body of a generation that will never return.” “The entire Commonwealth family is mourned by the death of Prince Philip and is grateful for the life of Prince Philip.” “God bless you with everyone here in Australia,” he said in a statement.
“Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen at this very sad time,” said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. “On behalf of the New Zealand government and people, I express my heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty and the entire royal family.”
Ardern also remembers the “tremendous support” the Duke of Edinburgh always gave to the Queen. The statement stated that Prince Philip accompanied his wife on all of her 10 visits to New Zealand, from the first in 1953 to the last in 2002. The government said flags in all government buildings and on naval vessels would be raised to half mast.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised Prince Philip’s military career and social commitment. He had an impressive career in the military and was a pioneer in many social initiatives. May God have mercy on him “.
Dutch King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Beatrix remember Prince Philip “with great respect”. The royal couple and the princess said on social media: “He has devoted his long life to serving the British people and his many duties and responsibilities.”
“His lively personality made an indelible impression,” continues the trio. “We have loving sympathy for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and all members of the royal family.”
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas notes that Prince Philip served the country all his life. “We are deeply saddened by the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip. Our thoughts and prayers are directed to the royal family, the people of the Commonwealth, and all the dear ones to him. He has lived a long life serving his country,” Maas said on Twitter.
Former US President George W. Bush speaks of the “long and wonderful life of Prince Philip”, in which he committed himself “to noble causes and to others. He represented the United Kingdom with dignity and brought boundless strength and support to the British Crown.”
European Union Commissioner Ursula von der Leyen talks about a “very sad day”. It also expresses its condolences to the Queen, the royal family and the British people.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, “Prince Philip was the ideal government employee and would be sorely missed in Israel and around the world.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin praised her late husband in a telegram addressed to the British Queen. Putin wrote, according to the Kremlin, “many important events in the modern history of your country are associated with the name of His Royal Highness.” “He has truly enjoyed an appreciation of British and international standing.” Putin wishes the Queen and her family courage and “spiritual strength in this terrible loss.”
Italian President Sergio Mattarella said: “For many people around the world, the memory of a figure who has served the Crown and the United Kingdom for more than 70 years with exemplary dedication has guided the country’s development with openness and innovation.”
On behalf of my country, I offer my deepest condolences. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter, “I share the grief of the royal family and the people of the United Kingdom.”
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi expressed his condolences to the British royal family. Sisi’s spokesman said, Friday, that Sisi is mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband. The President has personally expressed his condolences to the Queen.