[News] Joe Biden may not attend King Charles’ coronation because…: What report claimed


US President Joe Biden has reportedly turned down his invitation to King Charles III’s coronation. The US president is “not expected” to be in the UK for the coronation, The Telegraph reported quoting sources who said that he will be sending a delegation in his place. Although US First Lady Jill Biden is likely to attend the ceremony without her husband. 

Karen Pierce, the British ambassador to the US and Buckingham Palace had “cordial and diplomatic” talks with the White House about the coronation, the report claimed but Joe Biden's aides told the Palace that he had prior commitments.

However, the report said that there “may still be some efforts under way to see if Biden can be persuaded to come to the Coronation”, while another said that his plan was “not locked and loaded”.

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In September, Joe Biden and his wife visited the UK to join world leaders at Westminster Abbey in paying their respects to late Queen Elizabeth II. 

Among those who are expected to attend the ceremony include: David Beckham and his wife Victoria Beckham who also attended the Queen’s funeral. Former Grey’s Anatomy star Sandra Oh, musicians Gregory Charles and Olympic gold medallist swimmer Mark Tewksbury are also likely to join.

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