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 Elizabeth II calls settlement of conflict in Donbas one of UK's priorities

Queen Elizabeth II in her throne speech said the resolution of Ukraine's conflict, support of international efforts to establish peace in Syria, as well as fight against the terrorist group Islamic State were among the main foreign policy priorities of the UK for the year.

Censor.NET reports citing RIA Novosti.

The Queen said her government would continue to work to resolve the conflict in Ukraine.

It will play a leading role in the campaign against the IS and in support of international efforts to establish peace in Syria, Elizabeth II added.

Read more: Russia must return Crimea to Ukraine, force militants to cease fire in Donbas, - British Ambassador to UN Rycroft

The throne speech is annually made by the Queen at the State Opening of the Parliament's new session. The speech is prepared by the ministers of the crown in the cabinet.
 
 
 
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