King Charles announces first overseas trip since cancer diagnosis

The king is on the move.

King Charles III announced his first trip out of the UK since he was diagnosed with cancer earlier this year.

The monarch, 75, will be traveling to France next month to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day.

He will be joined by his wife, Queen Camilla, 76, and his son, Prince William, 41, Buckingham Palace confirmed to the BBC.

The trio will visit Portsmouth on June 5 to mark 80 years since the infamous Allied landings in 1944, which were a huge turning point in World War 2.

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On June 6, Charles and Camilla will visit the British Normandy Memorial in Ver-sur-Mer to honor all 22,422 British unit casualties from the Battle of Normandy.

William will not go to Ver-sur-Mer. Instead, he will visit Omaha Beach with several heads of state, according to the BBC.

The Prince of Wales will then return to England for the much-publicized wedding of his friend Hugh Grosvenor, which neither Harry and Meghan Markle, nor Charles and Camilla will be attending.

Charles’ sister, Princess Anne, will also be involved in the Normandy ceremony to celebrate Canada’s contribution to the Allied victory at D-Day.

The upcoming excursion to France will be Charles’ first time overseas since he learned of his he had cancer in February.

The king underwent a procedure for an enlarged prostate when doctors discovered “a separate issue of concern” that requires treatment.

Buckingham Palace has not clarified what kind of cancer Charles has.

Charles spoke out about his cancer battle just days after going public with the news.

“I would like to express my most heartfelt thanks for the many messages of support and good wishes I have received in recent days,” he said in a message released by Buckingham Palace on February 10. “As all those who have been affected by cancer will know, such kind thoughts are the greatest comfort and encouragement.”

The monarch, who is receiving outpatient treatment for his cancer, officially returned to official public duties in late April. He visited a cancer treatment center at University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre in central London with Camilla.

The Princess of Wales, 42, shared her diagnosis to the world in a prerecorded clip shared on March 22. She revealed that “cancer was found to be present” after she underwent abdominal surgery in January.

Kate’s type of cancer also hasn’t been confirmed to the public. No

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