Queen Elizabeth, the Prince of Wales and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden are among those world leaders who sent their condolences following the blaze at Notre Dame in Paris.
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth’s message to the French President on Tuesday, 16 April 2019.
Prince Philip and I have been deeply saddened to see the images of the fire which has engulfed Notre-Dame Cathedral.I extend my sincere admiration to the emergency services who have risked their lives to try to save this important national monument.
My thoughts and prayers are with those who worship at the Cathedral and all of France at this difficult time.
The Queen’s message was posted on social media sites, including the Royal Family’s official Facebook and Twitter accounts.
The Prince of Wales
Clarence House has posted Prince Charles’ message on Twitter.
The Prince of Wales has sent a message to The President of France following the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Read HRH’s message in full:https://t.co/Pm9UGCobHj
— Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) April 16, 2019
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
King Carl Gustaf sent a telegram to French President Emmanuel Macron to express his and the Queen’s sorrow following the fire in Notre Dame Cathedral.
The King’s message translated into English.
His Excellency Mr.
President of the Republic of France
Her Majesty the Queen and I wish to express our sincere sympathy following the incident at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris and convey our deep feelings of solidarity to the French people.
CARL GUSTAF R
Royal Palace, Stockholm
16 April 2019