King, Queen Depart For British State Visit

King Felipe and Queen Letizia department for the United Kingdom today for a long-planned state visit.

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Their Majesties participated in the traditional sendoff ceremony before departing.

The King and Queen left from the State Pavilion at the Barajas Airport in Madrid. The terminal is used for state departures and arrivals.

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The King and Queen have long been meaning to visit the U.K. but a political standoff in Spain delayed their trip.

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