Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II gave a message to US President Joe Bide, victims and the US community affected by the 9/11 attacks that occurred, 2001.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the family and the entire nation remain with the victims, survivors and families affected,” said Queen Elizabeth II, who is now 95 years old.
He also paid tribute to the first responders and employees who were rescuers at the scene, as well as the resilience of the community combined with the spirit of rebuilding.
The Queen and her late husband Prince Philip traveled to the US in 2010, laying wreaths at Ground Zero and meeting with relatives of the victims. He told Biden the visit was still etched in his memory.
The United Kingdom paid tribute to the victims who died in the incident, including 67 Britons. The US national anthem was played Saturday by Welsh bodyguards in fur hats at a changing of the guard ceremony at Windsor Castle.
Earlier, the day after the attack, the Queen ordered that the US national anthem be played during a changing of the guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace.
The Queen also reportedly sang along at a memorial service at London’s St Paul’s Cathedral, three days after the attack, in violation of royal protocol.
In September 2001, the Queen wrote a message read out at a memorial service in New York for Britons who died.
“Nothing can take away this sadness and a sense of magic, grief is the source. The price we pay for love,” Elizabeth said.
While in the US in 2010, He opened Manhattan’s British Memorial Garden dedicated to British victims.
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