Queen Elizabeth shares first solo statement since Prince Philip’s death

Queen Elizabeth releases her first official statement since Prince Philip passed away though it doesn’t include Prince Philip.

Queen Elizabeth releases her first solo statement since Prince Philip passed away.

Her Majesty and His Royal Highness have been hitched for 73 years

The Queen extended her love and support to the public of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a Commonwealth nation, following a series of volcanic eruptions.

 

“The Duke of Edinburgh and I have been saddened by the destruction and major disruption caused by volcanic eruptions in recent days, and my thoughts are with the many people and families who have been evacuated from their homes, and whose livelihoods have been affected,” the monarch said. “I send my thanks to the emergency services and all those involved in the relief effort.”

She concluded by stating, “My prayers will remain with the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines at this very difficult time.”

The Queen did not address Prince Philip’s death with the public aside from a statement released on her behalf announcing his death. Though many family members made statements praising Philip’s dedication to the monarch, the country, and the Commonwealth.