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Philip Kyle: “Charles III bets on Europe”


INTERVIEW – The biographer points out that the sovereign's first trips outside the United Kingdom were not devoted to Commonwealth countries, unlike those of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

Philip Kyle, 40, is the son of British parents who emigrated to France.

He worked for nearly three years for Prince Charles's foundation, The Prince's Trust, before taking charge of communications for the BBC and directing that of the international news channel Euronews.

Living today in Lyon, he is the author of the French biography

Charles III,

published by Éditions Perrin.


- Charles III devotes his first visit outside the United Kingdom to Paris.

He arrives on Sunday.

What is the meaning of his coming?

Phillip KYLE.


There is a highly symbolic significance to this choice, which reflects the priorities of the United Kingdom today.

The decision to go to France and then to Germany will have been taken in concert with the British government, which sees it as an opportunity to strengthen its ties with two key countries of the European Union, in a post-Brexit context.

Strongly encouraged by the government, Charles III thus put on Europe.

In France, the visit…

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Source: lefigaro

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