In the middle of the controversy over The historic announcement of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan about “retiring” from their royal duties, the main members of the royal family will meet on Monday to discuss their next steps.
Queen Elizabeth will sit on Monday with Prince Harry, her father, Prince Charles and her brother, Prince William, while Meghan, instead of confirming, is expected to participate in the meeting by phone, Buckingham Palace confirmed to USA UU. TODAY.
Meanwhile, before the extraordinary royal summit, Harry and William took the rare step of issuing a joint statement challenging the accuracy of a story in a London newspaper on Monday about a severe collapse in the relationship between the two brothers.
Your statement, sent to the US UU. TODAY in an email from Buckingham Palace, he denied a report in the London Times that Harry and Meghan felt estranged from the royal family due to the alleged “harassment” of William and his wife, Duchess Kate of Cambridge, who They were supposedly not friendly with Meghan.
“Despite the clear denials, today a false story was published in a UK newspaper speculating about the relationship between the Duke of Sussex and the Duke of Cambridge,” the statement said. “For siblings who care so much about mental health issues, the use of inflammatory language in this way is offensive and potentially harmful.”
Members of the royal family will meet at Sandringham, the queen’s private property north of London, where it usually stays between late December and early February. Queen Isabel was photographed on Sunday attending church in the Church of Santa María Magdalena on the farm, as she usually does.
On Friday, Buckingham Palace confirmed that Duchess Meghan, 38, returned to Canada to meet with the 8-month-old Archie baby.
Prince Harry, 35, remained in London, where he participated in a conference call with his 93-year-old grandmother, his father, Prince Charles Prince of Wales, 71, and his brother, Prince William the Duke of Cambridge , 37, according to the Associated Press, citing reports from the British media.
Prince Charles will arrive in Sandringham from Oman, where he attended the official mourning ceremony for the The late Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who died Friday at age 79 after ruling the country for 50 years, as the queen’s representative. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also attended.
Prince William will arrive from his home at Kensington Palace in London, and Harry will arrive from Sussex’s house at Frogmore Cottage on the Windsor Castle estate in Windsor west London.
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In a bomb announcement on Wednesday, Harry and Meghan announced plans to retire as members of the royal family and “work to be financially independent,” while continuing to “fully support” Queen Elizabeth.
“We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honor our duty to La Reina, the Commonwealth and our sponsorships,” said his statement.
About an hour after the news of the couple emerged, another announcement from the palace, sent by email from the office of the private secretary and the spokeswoman for Queen Elizabeth, landed in the media inboxes and suggested difficult times for in front of.
“The talks with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are at an early stage,” the statement said carefully. “We understand your desire to adopt a different approach, but these are complicated problems that will take time to solve.”
The queen moved on Thursday to take control of the situation. Britain’s national news agency, Press Association, said it ordered officials representing the monarch, Charles, William, and Harry and Meghan, to meet and find “viable solutions” in “days, not weeks.”
Taxpayer: Maria Puente, USA TODAY.