Queen Elizabeth the longest-running monarch of Britain and the nation’s most prominent figurehead for the past seven decades She passed away aged 96 which led to the appointment by the son of her Charles on the throne.
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Queen Elizabeth was “widely admirated for her dignity, grace and commitment to the globe. She was a comforting presence during the decades of profound transformation,” UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.
In the United Nations, the Security Council paid tribute to her passing with an hour of silence.
Turkish Presidency of Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered the president’s “deepest” sympathies.
“I discovered with great sadness that Queen Elizabeth II’s death today. My sincere condolences go out for the royal family, the British people, and the welcoming and all-party administration in the United Kingdom,” Erdogan declared.
The Queen’s death is an “great loss” to the entire world, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told reporters on Friday, while declaring his “deep sadness”.
“The passing of our queen, who steered Britain throughout turbulent periods around worldwide, represents a huge loss, not just for the British people but also for the world community,” he told reporters.
Chinese Presidency Xi Jinping offered “sincere sympathies to the British government and the British people” in the wake of the death of the Queen Elizabeth II.
“Xi Jinping, who represents the Chinese government as well as the Chinese people and in his own name sends his condolences to the family,” a statement said. “Her death is a devastating loss for people across the British citizens.”
Canadian Premier Justin Trudeau said Elizabeth, who was the head of state in Canada was a key figure in Canada’s history and will “forever be a significant element” of the nation’s history.
“She was always present throughout our lives and her contribution to Canadians will remain an important aspect of the history of our country,” he said.
Another major part of the British Commonwealth Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese — an asserted republican has paid an ode to the woman of “timeless grace” and claimed her death was her death as the “end of an time.”
“Australian hearts are with all the citizens of United Kingdom,” Albanese stated. “A historic reign as well as an extended life of family, duty, faith and service have come the end.”
US American President Joe Biden called her the first British monarch to have an individual connection to people from all over the world in a speech that saw flags to be flown at the White House and government buildings that were raised to half-staff in honor.
“Queen Elizabeth II was a stateswoman of unparalleled grace and steadfastness who forged the foundational alliance that exists between and the United Kingdom and the United States. She made our relationship unique,” he said.
Russian Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia Vladimir Putin offered his condolences to King Charles III. Putin wished the monarch “courage and grit” following the death of his mother -and this, even as Britain is leading in the West by imposing sanctions against Moscow in connection with the invasion into Ukraine.
The New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern paid tributes to the “extraordinary” life of the late monarch queen Elizabeth II and declared the new King Charles III as head of the state.
“She was remarkable,” said Ardern, in directing flags to be flown at half-staff as well as the state memorial ceremony scheduled for the following day.
Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Queen Elizabeth was beloved and respected throughout Scotland and her passing was a devastating sorrow that signified the conclusion of an period.
“She has impressed us, occasionally we were comforted and she always embodied the values we value. In her time and duties, she did so with incredible wisdom, commitment and loyalty.”
the Irish president Michael Higgins called Queen Elizabeth II “a amazing friend” who had a “great influence upon the relationships of respect between the two nations”.
“As we express our deepest condolences to our neighbors from the United Kingdom, following the loss of a great friend of Ireland and Ireland, we are reminded of the role that Queen Elizabeth played in showcasing the long-lasting and warm friendship” between the two countries He said.
French president Emmanuel Macron hailed the queen as “a good friend of France … that made her nation and her century in a way that she has ever before”.
“Her Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was a symbol of continuity and unification in Britain for more than 70 years,” he wrote. British country for over 70 years,”” The French head of state posted on Twitter.
Italian Prim Minister Mario Draghi said she “guaranteed stability in times of crisis, and affirmed the importance of tradition in a culture that is constantly evolving and changing.”
The leaders from the European Union expressed regret at the passing of Queen Elizabeth II who was the head of state during Britain’s whole EU membership until her eventual departure.
“Once named ‘Elizabeth The Steadfast”, she always demonstrated the importance of enduring values in an ever-changing world through her commitment and dedication,” said EU council president Charles Michel.
Philippe, the king of the Belgians and with an intimate family connection to the British Aristocracy, has praised her as “an exceptional persona.”
“The United Kingdom has lost an extraordinary ruler who made a profound footprint on history,” the Belgian palace stated in an official statement.
“King” Willem-Alexander from the Netherlands The Princess Maxima and Queen Beatrix have praised her for being “steadfast and shrewd.”
“We have a strong connection to that of the United Kingdom and its royal family, and we are with their sadness at this moment. We are extremely thankful for our nations friendship and closeness and for the way Queen Elizabeth was a remarkable contributions,” they said.
The King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden said she was “a very good member of my family and a connection to our shared family history.”
When Spanish King Felipe VI claimed that her “wrote the most important sections of the history.”
President Jair Bolsonaro announced three days of mourning for the nation in Brazil.
The president of the far-right stated in a statement in The official gazette, that mourning was “a expression of condolences for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
In India, the PM Narendra Modi said he was “pained” by her demise.
Queen Elizabeth “provided inspirational leadership to her people and nation”, Modi tweeted in addition to saying she “personified dignity and respect when it came to public appearances”.
In Pakistan the President Arif Alvi has praised Queen Elizabeth as an “great and benevolent ruler.”
She “would be immortalized in gold words in the pages of world time,” he said.
The Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina has offered the royal family of Britain “heartfelt and heartfelt condolences” her spokesperson said.
The head of the ex British colony “offered her condolences sincere and expressed her grief over the loss of queen Elizabeth II” her spokesperson Hasan Jahid Tusher told the AFP news agency.
the Sri Lankan president Ranil Wickremesinghe offered his “deepest condolences” in the wake of the passing of queen Elizabeth II, the monarch of the former British colony during the beginning of her reign.
“Deepest heartfelt condolences for all the Royal family, government , and people in the UK in the wake of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II,”” Wickremesinghe said in a statement.
South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa expressed his “profound and sincere condolences”.
“Her Majesty was a remarkable and renowned public figure who led a fascinating life. Her legacy and her life will be cherished by many across the globe,” Ramaphosa said.