Rishi Sunak says sorry for leaving D-day event early to record TV interview

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Rishi Sunak has said it was “a correction not to enactment successful France longer – and I apologise” aft leaving D-day events early to return portion successful a TV interview.

The premier curate was criticised for leaving nan commemorations successful Normandy early connected Thursday to do a prerecorded ITV segment.

He said: “I attraction profoundly astir veterans and person been honoured to correspond nan UK astatine a number of events successful Portsmouth and France complete nan past 2 days and to meet those who fought truthful bravely.

“After nan conclusion of nan British arena successful Normandy, I returned backmost to nan UK. On reflection, it was a correction not to enactment successful France longer – and I apologise.”

Sunak attended an arena astatine Ver-sur-Mer successful bluish France, which was besides attended by King Charles and Queen Camilla, and nan French president, Emmanuel Macron.

But he did not be nan precocious day ceremonial astatine Omaha beach, successful Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, and alternatively returned to nan UK. Paul Brand, ITV’s UK editor, said nan premier curate returned from Normandy to do an interview.

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