Ljubljana/London – President Borut Pahor and Prime Minister Janez Janša expressed their condolences following the death of Prince Philip on Twitter on Friday after Buckingham Palace announced Queen Elizabeth II’s husband died aged 99 this morning. The Slovenian Foreign Ministry and the country’s embassy in London have also expressed condolences.
Patriarch Daniel of the Romanian Christian Orthodox Church on Friday issued a message of condolence to the Prince of Wales, His Royal Highness Charles, on the death of his father, Prince Philip, husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. "With deep sadness, we have received the news of the passing away, on the 9 of April 2021, of your venerable father, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Buckingham Palace said on April 9 that Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died aged 99.
Queen Elizabeth II addressed the U.K. and Commonwealth on May 8 for the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day that marks the end of World War II in Europe.
"I speak to you today at the same hour as my father did, exactly 75 years ago," the Queen said. "Never give up, never despair - that was the message of VE Day.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan formally step down as senior members of the British royal family on March 31, as they start a controversial new life in the United States.
The couple has already relocated to California, according to reports, after announcing in January that they intended to quit royal life and "work to become financially independent."