U.S. Secretary of State sends Birthday Wishes to King Charles

Written by Kathrine Frich

Jun.15 - 2024 4:27 PM CET

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It highlighted the deep-rooted bond between the United States and the United Kingdom

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In a heartfelt press statement, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken extended warm congratulations to His Majesty King Charles III, Her Majesty Queen Camilla, and the people of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the occasion of the King's official birthday. The message underscores the enduring friendship and strategic partnership between the United States and the United Kingdom.

Celebrating Shared History and Values

Secretary Blinken highlighted the deep-rooted bond between the United States and the United Kingdom, a relationship forged through shared history, common values, and a mutual commitment to democracy and human rights. This longstanding alliance continues to thrive as both nations collaborate on addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges. From combating climate change to fostering inclusive economic growth, the U.S. and the U.K. are united in their efforts to create a better future.

A Crucial Partnership in Challenging Times

In his statement, Blinken emphasized the critical importance of the U.S.-U.K. partnership, particularly in times of both opportunity and adversity. He reiterated the united stance of both countries in supporting Ukraine as it defends its sovereignty and territorial integrity against aggression from the Kremlin. Additionally, Blinken pointed out the collaborative efforts of the U.S. and U.K. governments in seeking a peaceful resolution to the Middle East crisis, aiming to ensure security for both Israelis and Palestinians.

Wishing Peace, Prosperity, and Health

As the United Kingdom celebrates this special occasion, Secretary Blinken conveyed his best wishes for peace, prosperity, and good health to King Charles III, Queen Camilla, and the people of the United Kingdom. He expressed hope that the enduring friendship and cooperation between the two nations would continue to flourish, benefiting not only their citizens but also contributing positively to the global community.