Prince Harry and Meghan ‘unlikely’ to meet Queen Elizabeth during their UK trip amid ongoing security issues

The home security limited the Sussex family’s access to official security arrangements during their trip from California to the UK

Prince Harry and Meghan ‘unlikely’ to meet Queen Elizabeth during their UK trip amid ongoing security issues
Prince Harry and Meghan are ‘unlikely’ to meet Queen during their UK trip amid ongoing security issues (Jonathan Brady, Toby Melville/Getty Images)
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly unlikely to see Queen at Balmoral during their upcoming short trip to the United Kingdom amid ongoing dispute over the couple’s security.

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As revealed earlier, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are set to fly from California to the United Kingdom on September 5, to attend two charity events and then will head to Germany for the launch of 2023’s Invictus Games. During the trip, the royal couple was assumed to meet their family member especially, Harry’s grandmother at the Scottish Highlands estate where she is likely to stay for the next few weeks as concerns grow over her mobility issues.

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But now The Telegraph learned that the couple is not planning to visit her Majesty in Balmoral because of the ongoing security dispute. The report stated that the couple is currently waiting on a decision regarding their security during their home visit. The Duke of Sussex is indulged in a legal dispute with the home security over whether he and his family who is currently staying in California should qualify for receiving protection from the metropolitan police.

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Asking the royal couple to rely on private security, the home security limited the Sussex family’s access to official security arrangements during their trip from California to the United Kingdom. But Harry is afraid that the private security will not be able to deliver the same security as they would not have the same access as home security to the UK information. Harry previously stated that he doesn’t feel safe in his home country.

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Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex arrive at the United Nations Headquarters on July 18, 2022 in New York City. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex is the keynote speaker during the United Nations General assembly to mark the observance of Nelson Mandela International Day where the 2020 U.N. Nelson Mandela Prize will be awarded to Mrs. Marianna Vardinogiannis of Greece and Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté of Guinea.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (Michael M Santiago/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan have reportedly not yet been told about what their security arrangements will be for their September visit, or if they will even have any.

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Harry is eager to meet his grandmother as he is very much concerned about her security. The prince last met his grandmother during Platinum Jubilee, where he only got 15 minutes to spend with her. Earlier platinum jubilee, Harry and Meghan secretly visited his home country in April, where they met his father Prince Charles and Queen. After this trip, the Duke spoke about ensuring his grandmother has "the right people around her" when he appeared to make a swipe at royal household staff during an interview with NBC including the so-called "men in grey suits" who advise the Queen.

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The Queen is believed to spend the months of August and September at her highland retreat, where she will be joined by other family members, including William, Kate, and their kids, Prince George, nine, Princess Charlotte, seven, and Prince Louis, four.

Queen Elizabeth II arrives to greet the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani to her Windsor residence on October 26, 2010 in Windsor, England. The Sheikh is on a two day State visit to the UK, the first since 1985, which is seen as important in strengthening already strongly established business links with one of the Gulf States most financially powerful nations.
Queen Elizabeth II (Dan Kitwood - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Previously, A Royal expert even revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have no plan of meeting his brother Prince Williams and his wife Kate Middlestone. The brothers are not even going to mark their mother Princess Diana’s death anniversary together.

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