The press-service of the Buckingham Palace announced that the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, consort of Queen Elizabeth II, the evening of 20 June, has been hospitalized and will not be present on June 21 at the opening of the next session of Parliament, where the need to speak in the throne speech Elizabeth II.
According to the published statement, hospitalization Prince is «a precautionary measure».
Prince Philip this month was 96 years old.
Details about the condition of Prince Philip are not reported.
We will remind, in may of this year, it was announced that the Duke of Edinburgh in the autumn stops performing Royal duties. This decision was made by the Prince Philip with the support of the Queen.