King Charles lauds unity on Ukraine war in bilingual Bundestag speech
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Britain’s King Charles III visits the Brodowin organic farm in the village of Brodowin, about 80 kilometres, 50 miles, northeast of Berlin, Thursday, March 30, 2023.
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King Charles, on the second day of a three-day trip to Germany, alternates between German and English for the half-hour speech, which win a standing ovation from lawmakers
BERLIN, Germany – King Charles hailed the historic ties between Britain and Germany while lauding their current unity in the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in an address to the Bundestag on Thursday, March 30, on his first state trip overseas as monarch.
The king, on the second day of a three-day trip to Germany, alternated between German and English for the half-hour speech, which won a standing ovation from lawmakers.
The address made no reference to Brexit or the European Union but Charles’ visit is part of efforts to reset Britain’s relations after its 2020 departure