The Queen was ‘clearly not nicely’ in days earlier than her dying, Boris Johnson reveals

Boris Johnson has opened up about his ultimate assembly with the Queen, and mentioned she was “clearly not nicely” on the time.

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The previous Prime Minister was one of many final individuals to see the late monarch when he visited her at Balmoral on Tuesday to tender his resignation, simply two days earlier than her dying, and he mentioned she remained “completely on it” regardless of her in poor health well being.

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“One of many causes it was so stunning on the eighth to listen to about her dying was as a result of in that viewers she had been completely on it. Simply two days earlier than her dying,” Boris informed the BBC.

“She was actively centered on geopolitics, on UK politics, quoting statesmen from the 50s, it was fairly extraordinary.”

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The Conservative backbencher, who was the 14th prime minister of the Queen’s 70-year-reign, mentioned that he was moved by her “sense of responsibility” as she continued her royal engagements till simply 48 hours earlier than her dying.

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Boris Johnson mentioned the Queen was “clearly not nicely” when he met her on Tuesday

“She appeared very vivid, very centered. Look, she was clearly not nicely, I feel that was the factor I discovered so transferring after we all heard about her dying two days later,” Boris shared.

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“I simply thought how unbelievable that her sense of responsibility had stored her entering into the way in which that it had, given how in poor health she clearly was, how wonderful that she ought to be so vivid and so focussed. So it was a reasonably emotional time.”

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The previous Prime Minister visited the Queen to formally hand over to new PM Liz Truss

Boris shared a heartfelt tribute to the Queen when information of her dying was introduced on Thursday, and described it as “our nation’s saddest day”. The MP mirrored on her “deep knowledge, and historic understanding,” together with the “heat and delicate humour” she delivered to her function.

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The 58-year-old has since performed a task in a number of of the formal proceedings to mark King Charles III’s accession to the throne, together with attending the proclamation at St James’s Palace on Saturday, and the presentation of Addresses by each Homes of Parliament in Westminster Corridor.

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