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The Independent

Liz Truss and King Charles meet as world leaders descend on Buckingham Palace for reception

King Charles and Liz Truss met on Sunday afternoon as lots of of dignitaries from throughout the globe descend on London to pay their respects to the Queen.

The prime minister spent a second day in casual conferences with heads of presidency and state at Downing Avenue forward of a deliberate reception at Buckingham Palace.

She has concluded conferences with Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and Eire’s Taoiseach Micheal Martin, and can be anticipated to fulfill Polish president Andrzej Duda.

However a deliberate bilateral with US president Joe Biden was cancelled and the pair will as an alternative discuss at an upcoming UN common meeting session subsequent week.

Yesterday Ms Truss had casual talks held with the Australian and New Zealand prime ministers Anthony Albanese and Jacinda Ardern on the authorities’s hevening nation home in Kent.

Taoiseach Mr Martin mentioned the assembly with Ms Truss has been “heat” however that he had kept away from discussions in regards to the controversial Northern Eire protocol.

“I do not suppose that is the time, when you do not thoughts me saying so, to get into the element about points just like the protocol,” he advised BBC Radio 4’s At present programme.

“I’ve had phone dialog final week with the British Prime Minister, had an preliminary heat assembly this morning the place we mentioned many points within the context of the British-Irish relationship.

“However I do factor the chance is there for us to reset relationships and to take heed to what we achieved in earlier years, the obstacles that had been overcome then.

“And that provides us the energy to know that we’ve the capability to beat present obstacles, present points that doubtlessly may impede the connection, and I imagine we will overcome them.”

Nevertheless, Irish public broadcaster RTE experiences, that the pair agreed there was nonetheless a possibility for a negotiated final result on points across the protocol.

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