King Charles III will meet with the new British Prime Minister Liz Truss at Buckingham Palace on Friday, according to a royal source.
The monarch will not attend a service later at St Paul’s Cathedral in London.
However, he is expected to address the nation and the Commonwealth in a message to be broadcast at 1 p.m. ET (6 p.m. local time).
King Charles III and his wife Camilla, the Queen Consort, entered Buckingham Palace after greeting crowds of well-wishers and viewing flowers left in honor of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.
Charles smiled and shared brief words with many of the people who had lined up to greet him. He took flowers and even received a kiss on the cheek.
The Royal Standard flag has been raised, indicating the monarch is present at the Palace.
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