Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Peru, Gavin Cook, declared to the press, before opening the Book of Condolences

Gavin Cook, the UK ambassador to Peru, issued an official statement to bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II. Video: Carlo Fernandez.

After the sudden death of the Queen Elizabeth II of the United KingdomThe Embassador gavin cookrepresentative of British government in Peruannounced the creation of a condolence book that will be available to all Peruvians.

“We value all the shows of support and affection in these moments of sadness for the people of United Kingdom. The queen was a constant, firm and brilliant leader. We will always remember and appreciate her story, ”said the diplomat in an intimate ceremony on Monday, September 12.

Likewise, he pointed out that, after analyzing the affection and respect that thousands of citizens feel for the remembered Elizabeth II, he decided to open this innovative registry to write phrases and messages that express feelings for this “irreparable loss.”

On the other hand, he explained that people who wish to have access to this book will be able to approach the Embassy, ​​from the 14:00 and 17:00., up to date Thursday September 15.

King Charles III, accompanied by his three brothers, led the procession on Monday that carried the coffin of Elizabeth II to Saint Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, where the British will begin to say goodbye to their queen.
King Charles III, accompanied by his three brothers, led the procession on Monday that carried the coffin of Elizabeth II to Saint Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, where the British will begin to say goodbye to their queen.

“This book is for all our british community who wants to express his pain, but also for all the peruvian who share our sense of loss,” he added.

He also announced that the funeral of queen elizabeth ii will take place next monday september 19for which they will be in national mourning in the United Kingdom and in all the embassies of the world, until Tuesday the 20th of this month.

However, as an additional alternative, the Kingdom Government has set up a virtual platform so that citizens from all over the world can write their messages in memory of Queen Elizabeth II: https://www.royal.uk/send-message-condolence.

gavin cook He stressed that they are organizing a series of events that will be announced in the coming days to honor “Your Majesty.”

“The queen appreciated the world and the world reciprocated. We will remember and cherish her story, as well as the values ​​she represented, championed and exemplified. I am deeply grateful to him and like so many people in the UK, Commonwealth and worldwideI will miss her,” the representative reiterated.

A postcard of Queen Elizabeth II with her corgi dog.  (Getty Images)
A postcard of Queen Elizabeth II with her corgi dog. (Getty Images)

“It was 70 years that the queen was dedicated to her people and was an extraordinary leader, she always showed dedication and commitment. She was a close, kind and compassionate person with everyone. I am very proud to have served it alongside my colleagues. I am sure that her legacy will continue with her work, ”he specified, visibly moved.

The son of the deceased monarch, already officially assumed as new king last Saturday, for which the representative of the British Government in Perunoted that they find reasons to unite as a nation and move forward.

“At St. James’s Palace in London, Your Majesty, the King was formally proclaimed as King Charles III by the Ascension Councilin a ceremony that has not taken place since 1952. As part of the protocol, UK flags will be flown around the world until tomorrow, to mark the formal accession to the throne of our new king”, detailed Gavin Cook .

Before concluding his speech, he gave his opinion on the message given by the new king, in which he expressed his strong bond and affection with his mother.

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“Before the unwavering devotion of his Majesty, King Charles III”, from the diplomatic corps they will work to help the good government of their country.

Where is the Book of Condolences?

It will be available to sign in the reception area on the ground floor of Torre Parque Mar, at Av. Larco 1301, Miraflores.

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