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Queen: Royal protocol for talking is ‘nonsense’ says skilled

The US President had a personal meeting with the Queen when she hosted him at Windsor for tea and an inspection of the guard. Their dialog, which came about after the conclusion of the G7 summit in Cornwall, ought to have stayed personal, as is protocol when meeting Her Majesty. Instead, Mr Biden revealed to the press that the Queen had requested him about Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping.

The breach of protocol is identical mistake made by his predecessor Donald Trump, who informed ITV’s Good Morning Britain the Queen had described Brexit as “complex”.

However, it has been prompt that Mr Biden could have really been completely conscious that the same old protocol is to maintain the meeting personal, however felt like he needed to do one thing to appease the American press pack, who had been dissatisfied with the trip.



Pod Save the Queen is hosted by Ann Gripper and options Daily Mirror royal editor Russell Myers.

The Mirror’s deputy political editor Ben Glaze, who had been on the G7 summit, was a visitor on the podcast this week and defined that the US media had a very unhealthy trip.

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Joe Biden broke royal protocol after his meeting with the Queen (Image: GETTY)

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Joe Biden met the Queen a week in the past (Image: GETTY)

Firstly, they needed to take care of worldwide journey in a time of strict coronavirus restrictions, together with intervals of isolation, whereas the world leaders had been exempt.

Mr Glaze additionally claimed they “moaned” about entry to the G7 summit and with the Biden-Queen meeting at Windsor.

He mentioned: “There is a possibility, and this is only me thinking out loud, that he felt he had to throw the US media, the travelling White House press corps, a bone.

“Because they’ve not had a great trip, right? They’ve had various degrees of self-isolation.

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The world leaders at the G7 (Image: GETTY)

“And obviously covering summits in this sort of climate, this is the first face-to-face international summit that any of us have dealt with during the pandemic.

“We hear that the US corps did not enjoy their trip to the UK and were moaning about access in Cornwall.”

Then, there was the problem of timing of the press conferences on the Sunday, which precipitated confusion and difficulties.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to present the primary press convention, as he’s the chief of the host nation.

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Boris Johnson giving a press convention on the G7 in Cornwall (Image: GETTY)

He was initially going to present a press convention at 2.05pm on the final day of the G7, however they realised this clashed with an England match within the Euros.

They tried to vary the time so that individuals would really watch it, however they might not push it again as a result of Mr Biden, who was because of converse second, had a meeting with the Queen that afternoon.

Instead, they “moved heaven and earth” to deliver it forwards to a 1.45pm begin, with journalists arriving quarter-hour earlier than, however delays on the occasion meant it began simply after 2pm anyway.

Then, Mr Biden didn’t give a speech in Cornwall in any respect, as a substitute opting to do a mini one on the airport in Newquay.

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Mr Glaze concluded: “So then he goes to Windsor for tea.

“And presumably the aides are telling him the journalists, ‘They’re not happy with this, Mr President’.

“So anyway, he reveals a bit of what the Queen said, and you can just imagine the Queen kicking back after tea, she’s had a busy weekend, just like, ‘Oh, what’s he done now?’”

Mr Myers mentioned he had some expertise with the US media when Mr Trump had been over for a state go to a few years in the past.

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Joe Biden inspecting the guard at Windsor Castle (Image: GETTY)

e mentioned that they had been “moaning about access” then too.

However, he acknowledged that it should be difficult while you’re in a totally different nation with totally different protocols and methods of doing issues.

That mentioned, he branded Mr Biden’s selection of disclosure “extraordinary”, provided that he revealed she introduced up two of the world’s controversial leaders, when he may have opted for one thing extra innocuous.

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