President Yoon Suk-yeol will attend the funeral for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to be held in London, the Presidential office said on Sept. 11.
Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8 at the age of 96 after reigning for 70 years.
The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II will take place on Sept. 19 at Westminster Abbey in London, Kim Eun-hye, senior presidential secretary for public affairs, said in a press release.
Yoon plans to visit London ahead of his envisioned trip to New York for the Sept. 13-27 U.N. General Assembly.
On Sept. 9, President Yoon expressed condolences over the passing of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, saying, "Her kind heart and good deed will remain in our memories."