Queen Elizabeth's reaction to the announcement of the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first child



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The Duke of Sussex, Prince Henry and his wife, Meghan Markle, became parents of a boy, eighth grandson of Queen Elizabeth II and seventh in order of succession to the throne of Britain, Buckingham Palace announced. The news was well received by British officials and members of Britain's royal family, reports Agerpres.

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The royal family issued a statement to welcome the birth of Meghan and Harry's first baby.

"The Queen (Elizabeth II), the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Lady Jane Fellowes, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Earl Spencer have been informed and are satisfied with the news. "- A statement from Buckingham Palace.

"The Duchess's mother, Doria Ragland, who is happy with the birth of her first nephew, is with her Royal Highness at Frogmore Cottage, "the statement said.

Thomas Markle, father of the Duchess of Sussex, said on Monday she was happy with the birth of her nephew and said she was proud that the boy is part of the British royal family, writes The Sun.

"I am proud that my new nephew was born into the British royal family and I am sure he will grow to serve the crown and people of Britain with honor, dignity and honor, "he said.

"God bless the child and want health and happiness. Congratulations to my wonderful daughter Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry and God save the Queen, "he said.

The reactions came from the political world. "Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for the birth of their little boy. I wish you all the best at this happy time," said British Prime Minister Theresa May.

In turn, Labor opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn congratulated the Dukes of Sussex.

"Congratulations to Meghan and Harry for the baby's birth. I hope they are all well, "he wrote.

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