Charles and Camilla head to Germany just before European elections – ITV News

Charles and Camilla head to Germany just before European elections – ITV News

Prince Charles
Prince Charles and Camilla have been sent on a Brexit charm offensive in Germany - two weeks before the European elections that the UK are so desperate to avoid. Despite the UK's well-publicised difficulties with securing an exit from the EU, the heir to the throne will have to navigate a tricky diplomatic path during a high profile three-day visit. The office of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall announced today that the pair are going on the official visit at the request of the British government. All royal visits are usually carried out in consultation with the Foreign Office and ministers do not shied away from using the Royal Family to employ their 'soft power' on these tours. Members of the family sit above politics and stick to a convention which means they avoid getting involved in party political matters. However, the British Monarchy is very popular in Germany - partly because of its heritage. The visit will take place at a particularly sensitive time, as Theresa May wrestles with her Brexit timetable. Charles and Camilla will visit Berlin, where they will meet the country's President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, then move to Leipzig and Munich. There ....


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