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Prince Harry Finally Speaks Out About His Recent Visit with Queen Elizabeth

Prince Harry is finally opening up about returning to the U.K. and visiting Queen Elizabeth.

Per People, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited the monarch on Thursday at Windsor Castle, where she has been residing since her COVID-19 diagnosis.

After meeting with Her Majesty, the royal couple traveled to the Netherlands to kick off this year’s Invictus Games, which has been postponed for the last two years. During their reunion, the queen discussed the games with her grandson, who launched the tournament in 2014.

In addition, Harry told the BBC that she had “plenty of messages” for the U.K. team. In his first public mention of the meeting, the duke also said it was “great to see her,” noting that she would “love to be here [at the Invictus Games] if she could.”

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This is the first time the couple has visited the queen together since their emotional interview with Oprah Winfrey. The recent trip also marks Meghan Markle’s return to Europe, which she hasn’t visited since she and her husband stepped down from their royal duties in March 2020.

This past weekend, Markle and Harry cheered on inspiring athletes from the sidelines of the sporting event. However, the duchess cut her trip short and traveled back to the United States on Monday.

Per a recent report, Markle flew back to L.A. to be with her two children: Archie and Lilibet. After attending the kid’s reading event in Zuiderpark, the royal confessed to an army vet named James Stride that she missed her children.

More royal reunions in the future? Yes, please.

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