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Commonwealth meeting: Queen hopes Prince Charles will succeed her

Queen Elizabeth (Yui Mok/Pool via Reuters)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday (19) appealed to Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son as their head. Addressing world leaders as she opened the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, the Queen said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles takes over “one day.” She said: “It is my sincere wish that the Commonwealth will continue to offer stability and continuity for future generations, and will decide that one day the Prince of Wales should carry on the important work started by my father in 1949.” The role is not hereditary and the 53 leaders gathered at…

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