King Speaks To British Parliament

King Felipe spoke to the British parliament today, just like his father King Juan Carlos did decades ago.

Don Felipe and Queen Letizia began a  several-day state visit to the United Kingdom today, which included a visit with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.

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The Spanish King and Queen also met with Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall.

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During his remarks to Parliament, the King stressed the importance of a united Europe, even as the U.K. seeks to leave the European Union.

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A dinner at Buckingham Palace capped the day, with Queen Letizia wearing one of the most important tiaras in the Spanish Royal Household’s collection.

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On Thursday, the King will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, among several stops.