on the Internet To discuss the action of Britain’s Prince Charles, who didn’t shake hands with the Vice-President of the United States Mike Pence at the international forum in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. The Prince of Wales shook hands with all the politicians, and when it came to Pence, Charles went past to greet the Prime Minister and President of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu and Reuven Rivlin.
Video of the event was published by the Daily Mail. Internet users immediately pounced on the Prince of Wales.
“Now I understand why his mother (Queen Elizabeth II – ed.) does not want to become king,” wrote one user in the comments to the article.
“If Princess Diana were alive, she would “keep the brand” and shook hands,” said another reader.
Someone thought that the Prince of Wales showed arrogance, someone suggested that he had problems with vision. Some commentators have expressed outrage at the fact that Charles allegedly did not meet U.S. Vice-President, but shake hands with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
However, representatives of the Charles and Mike Pence noted that the British Prince and the American Vice President had time to meet before the event. They greeted each other and talked.
a spokesman for Pence Katy Waldman has published in the Twitter photo, which depicted a smiling politician and member of the British Royal family. The picture was taken prior to the forum.
This is not true. VP and Prince Charles spoke prior to entering the event floor and after his remarks as well. https://t.co/Qr79TN42Ax pic.twitter.com/LhsQVtHMRF
— Katie Waldman (@VPPressSec) January 23, 2020
the Fifth world forum of memory of victims of the Holocaust “preserve the memory of the Holocaust, fighting anti-Semitism” took place on 23 January in the memorial complex Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. The forum is held under the patronage of the President of Israel. The participation of pfirst-person 45 countries, including Russia, France, USA, Austria, Greece, Germany, Belarus and Italy.