Prince Charles calls Ukraine invasion ‘brutal aggression’ – Reuters

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Britain’s Prince Charles called Russia’s invasion of Ukraine a “brutal aggression”, media reported on Tuesday.

The prince said the values ​​of democracy and freedom were “under attack today in Ukraine in the most unconscionable way”, according to reports.

Per Independent, Charles was with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, in Southend on Tuesday to officially grant township status to the home of Sir David Amess, the murdered MP who spent decades campaigning for recognition, when he spoke of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Charles added to his statement, “We stand in solidarity with all who stand up to the brutal assault.”

The Prince of Wales’ remarks follow a tweet in which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shared his gratitude to the British royal family.

“Olena and I are grateful to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge @RoyalFamily that at this crucial time, as Ukraine bravely opposes Russia’s invasion, they stand with our country and support our brave citizens. Good will triumph. [sic]” he wrote.

Prince William and Kate on Saturday issued a statementclaiming that they “stand with the president and all the people of Ukraine”.

Friday, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle released a statement through their Archewell website.

The statement read: “Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and all of us at Archewell stand with the people of Ukraine against this breach of international and humanitarian law and encourage the global community and its leaders to do the same. »

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Prince Charles calls Ukraine invasion ‘brutal aggression’ – Reuters