Queen Elizabeth II marked the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 assaults in the US with a particular tribute at residence.
On Saturday, Sept. 11, the Band of the Welsh Guards at Windsor Citadel, her residence because the begin of the coronavirus pandemic, carried out the U.S. Nationwide Anthem.
A whole bunch of individuals watched the efficiency throughout a particular Altering of the Guard ceremony, though the queen herself was not current. After the musicians completed enjoying, the spectators stood for a minute of silence to honor the virtually 3,000 victims of the deadliest terrorist assaults in historical past.
“We’re extremely grateful to the gesture by Her Majesty, the queen,” particular visitor and appearing U.S. Ambassador Philip T. Reeker later informed the press. “The enjoying of our Nationwide Anthem immediately on the Altering of the Guard represents the friendship, the solidary between our two nations,” including, “I believe this has proven that the particular relationship stays so essential to all of us.”