Dutch leaders have expressed their condolences to the family of Queen Elizabeth II, who died Thursday afternoon at the age of 96.

The British monarch suffered from health problems and was under medical supervision at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.In a statement, the royal family said she died peacefully.

In 1953, he succeeded to the throne at the age of 25 after the death of his father. In his statement, Prime Minister Mark Rutte described her queen as “a beacon of tranquility and stability” during her 71-year reign.

The Dutch royal family was one of the first foreign dignitaries to express condolences. In a statement, the Dutch royal family said: “We feel a strong bond with Great Britain and her royal family and share their grief at this time.

In parliament, Speaker Vera Bergkamp said she was planning a memorial event for Queen Elizabeth next week.

The Queen was soon succeeded by her eldest son, who went by the name of Charles III.

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