President Yoon Seok-yeol arrived in the UK on the afternoon of the 18th (local time) and embarked on a full tour of London, England, New York, USA, and Toronto and Ottawa, Canada for 5 nights and 7 days.
President Yoon boarded Air Force Unit 1 bound for London, England with his wife, Kim Gun-hee, at Seoul Airport in Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do this morning. After arriving in the country after a long journey, President Yoon begins his official schedule by attending a reception hosted by King Charles III.
President Yoon will attend the Queen Elizabeth II Directorate at Westminster Abbey in London at 11 am (7 pm Korean time) on the 19th.
At the funeral, in addition to President Yoon, it is expected that there will be about 500 distinguished foreign guests representing about 200 countries and regions, including US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron, and 1 million British citizens in gather to commemorate the deceased.
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