UN / QUEEN MINUTE OF SILENCE

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Members of the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council observed a minute of silence for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 8 SEPTEMBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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FILE - NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior UN Headquarters

8 SEPTEMBER 2022, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot, General Assembly
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th Session of the General Assembly, United Nations:
“She will always be remembered for her dedicated service at home, across the Commonwealth, and around the globe. She fostered peace and friendship worldwide. On behalf of the General Assembly, I request the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to convey our condolences to the Royal Family, Government, people of the United Kingdom and the wider Commonwealth of nations. May I now invite representatives to stand and observe a minute of silence in tribute to the memory of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
4. Wide shot, General Assembly
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th Session of the General Assembly, United Nations:
“A formal tribute will be convened in the General Assembly at a later date to be announced.”
6. Wide shot, General Assembly
7. Wide shot, Security Council
8. SOUNDBITE (French) Nicolas de Rivière, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, France:
“I invite each one of the people present to stand up and observe a minute of silence in memory of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”
9. Wide shot, Security Council
10. Close up, ambassador Barbara Woodward standing up
11. Med shot, Security Council
12. Wide shot, Security Council
13. Pan left, Security Council
14. SOUNDBITE (English) Barbara Woodward, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, United Kingdom:
“She’ll be remembered, I think, for her dedicated service at home, across the Commonwealth and around the globe. Her extraordinary service fostered peace and friendship worldwide.”
15. Wide shot, Security Council

STORYLINE:

Members of the United Nations General Assembly and the Security Council observed a minute of silence for the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

At the General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, President of the 76th Session, said the Queen “will always be remembered for her dedicated service at home, across the Commonwealth, and around the globe” and noted that she “fostered peace and friendship worldwide.”

On behalf of the General Assembly, Shahid requested the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to convey their condolences to the Royal Family, Government, people of the United Kingdom and the wider Commonwealth of nations.

The president of the General Assembly also informed that a formal tribute will be convened at a later date to be announced.

In the Security Council, the Permanent Representative from the United Kingdom, Barbara Woodward, also remembered the Queen’s “dedicated service at home, across the Commonwealth and around the globe.”

“Her extraordinary service fostered peace and friendship worldwide,” the ambassador concluded.
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