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The Queen has stepped out of her holiday to release a heartbreaking statement

Posted On: 6 Aug 2020   |   Posted By: Marie Claire

The Queen has stepped out of her holiday to release a heartbreaking statement

Getty Images The Queen and Prince Philip made headline news this week as they travelled up to Balmoral, Scotland on Tuesday for their annual break , following the easing of lockdown restrictions .
The royal couple reportedly boarded a plane to Aberdeenshire and then drove on to Balmoral Castle with their two dorgis, where they will now be spending their summer holidays together, following their five months of isolation in Windsor Castle.
Usually, the Queen spends her summer leave out of the public eye and refrains from making any public announcements.
This week however, the monarch made a rare move when she paused her summer holiday with Prince Philip to make a heartbreaking statement, following the devastating explosions in Beirut, Lebanon.
The Lebanese capital was victim to a huge chemical explosion, killing hundreds and damaging nearly half of the city, with the world shocked by the devastating news.
Her Majesty The Queen has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Republic of Lebanon....

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