Statement by His Majesty The King of Sweden following the death of Her Majesty The Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

On the occasion of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, His Majesty The King of Sweden has issued the following statement

My family and I are deeply saddened to learn of the death of my dear relative Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Queen served her countries and the Commonwealth with outstanding dedication and duty.

She has been a constant presence, not only in British society but also internationally.

She has always been dear to my family and a precious link in our shared family history.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to Her Majesty’s family and her peoples.