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King Charles welcomes Japan’s Emperor Naruhito to England this month on a state visit

King Charles welcomes Japan’s Emperor Naruhito to England this month on a state visit

Britain’s King Charles will host Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and his wife on a state visit at the end of June, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday (local time). Cancer diagnosis.

Emperor Naruhito and his wife, Empress Masako, will be welcomed by heirs to the throne, Prince William, on June 25 at Buckingham Palace ahead of a state dinner hosted by Charles, his wife Queen Camilla and other members of the royal family.

Charles, 75, will make his first state appearance since returning to work at the end of April, almost three months after Buckingham Palace announced he was undergoing treatment for an unspecified type of cancer.

Although William is on a state visit, Buckingham Palace has not included him in plans for the trip as his wife, Kate, continues her preventive chemotherapy regimen for cancer.

During the trip, the Emperor will tour Westminster Abbey, inspect the Guard of Honour, visit the Francis Crick Institute, a major biomedical research center in the UK, and visit St George’s Chapel in Windsor to lay a wreath at Queen Elizabeth II’s grave. The mother of the king.

Buckingham Palace first announced the Japanese state visit in April.

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