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President Trump mourns the death of Prince Philip

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 2: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh raises his hat in his role as Captain General, Royal Marines, makes his final individual public engagement as he attends a parade to mark the finale of the 1664 Global Challenge, on the Buckingham Palace Forecourt on August 2, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh raises his hat in his role as Captain General, Royal Marines. (Photo by Yui Mok – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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UPDATED 11:40 AM PT – Friday, April 9, 2021

President Trump offered his condolences to the royal family over the late Duke of Edinburgh. In a statement Friday, the 45th President said his passing was an “irreplaceable loss for great Britain.”

President Trump added, that Philip was “a man who embodied the noble soul and proud spirit of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth and “defined British dignity and grace.”

He also remembered his trips to the U.K. where he “saw firsthand how the monarchy epitomizes and carries on the virtues of the British people and no one did so more than Prince Philip.”

(From L), Philip May, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II,US President Donald Trump, US First Lady Melania Trump, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel attend an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, in Portsmouth, southern England, on June 5, 2019. - US President Donald Trump, Queen Elizabeth II and 300 veterans are to gather on the south coast of England on Wednesday for a poignant ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Other world leaders will join them in Portsmouth for Britain's national event to commemorate the Allied invasion of the Normandy beaches in France -- one of the turning points of World War II. (Photo by Mandel NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

(From L), Philip May, French President Emmanuel Macron, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May, Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II,US President Donald Trump, US First Lady Melania Trump… attend an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, in Portsmouth, southern England, on June 5, 2019. (Photo by Mandel NGAN / AFP) 

 

President Trump’s comments came as many world leaders expressed sympathies to the royal family.

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