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Queen to miss Commonwealth meet in November

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Queen Elizabeth II will miss the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in Sri Lanka in November, sending her son Prince Charles in her place, the palace announced on Tuesday.

Buckingham Palace gave no reason for the decision, issuing a short statement saying: "The queen will be represented at this year's Commonwealth heads of government meeting by the Prince of Wales."

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130507/queen-miss-commonwealth-meet-november