Ambassador Javier Figueroa will represent Argentina at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in the UK

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth as the hearse arrives at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland.  September 11, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool
Pallbearers carry the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as the hearse arrives at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland. September 11, 2022. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis/Pool

The Argentine government defines that the ambassador Javier Figueroa will be the official who will represent the country in the Funeral of Queen Elizabeth IIwho died September 8th at Balmoral Castle (Scotland).

At first there was speculation that Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero could be sent to the next ceremony 09/19 in Westminster Abbey. However, it was eventually decided that this role should be played by the diplomat representing the country in the UK.

The decision contradicts the attitude of other countries in the world, which will send representatives from a higher level. In the case of Mexico, its president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will not attend, but will appoint its chief diplomat, Marcelo Ebrardso that he may go as an envoy of his country.

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Javier Figueroa, Ambassador of Argentina to the UK
Javier Figueroa, Ambassador of Argentina to the UK

Among them are those who have already confirmed their presence at the funeral Joe Biden, President of the United States; Alexander Van der Bellen, Federal President of Austria; Jacinda ArdenPrime Minister of New Zealand; Anton AlbanesePrime Minister of Australia; Disgusting gypsiesPresident of Lithuania; Ranil WickremesinghePresident of Sri Lanka; Frank Walter SteinmeierPresident of Germany; Yoon Suk-yeolPresident of South Korea; Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil; the kings of belgium, Philip and Mathilde; Andrzej DudaPresident of Poland and Sergio MattarellaPresident of Italy.

Step by step what Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will look like

The coffin of the monarch, who died last Thursday at the age of 96, will make several stops on her return to the British capital. On Sunday he toured the countryside of the Northeast and East Scotland, through Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen and Dundee en route to Edinburgh. A day later, the coffin was transferred from Holyroodhouse to St Giles Cathedral, where it remains to this day.

You will then be redirected London accompanied by his daughter Princess Anne where, after passing Buckingham Palace, he will proceed to Parliament where there will be a funeral chapel pending the State Funeral.

On the final day of national mourning, the King’s bodyguards begin their final vigil at Westminster Hall, the British Parliament. The final vigil is from 6am to 8:30am when preparations for the procession begin.

King Charles III, Princess Anne and Princes Andrew and Edward stand silently next to Elizabeth II's coffin (Getty Images)
King Charles III, Princess Anne and Princes Andrew and Edward stand silently next to Elizabeth II’s coffin (Getty Images)

According to the established protocol, at 9 a.m. Big Ben will ring out and at 10:30 a.m. the Queen’s coffin will be carried from the Houses of Parliament to the Houses of Parliament Westminster Abbey in a carriage drawn by sailors with ropes instead of horses.

At this ceremony, a crowd is expected to gather in the streets of Westminster as King Charles and leading members of the royal family follow the coffin, accompanied by military officers who will also join the procession.

It is estimated that About 2,000 guests will comeincluding members of the royal family, Prime Minister Liz Truss, her predecessors, foreign dignitaries and possibly Japan’s Emperor Naruhito, will fill the Abbey and watch as the Queen’s coffin is carried down the nave to the high altar before the nation falls silent.

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