LONDON : President BarackObama reassured the UK that the so-called “special relationship”between the US and UK was alive and well, describing it as “one of theoldest and one of the strongest alliances the world has ever known”. During a two-day state visitto England, President Obama and first lady Michelle were welcomed by QueenElizabeth and privately met with Prince William and Kate Middleton.
Obama toasts”special relationship” with the UK :
Queen Elizabeth Toasts President Obama:
Obama’s Full Speech ToastingQueen Elizabeth (CBS News): President Obama gave thistoast to Queen Elizabeth II and guests at a state banquet at Buckingham PalaceTuesday. After the president took a long pause, the orchestra starting playingpresumably too soon, causing an awkward moment at the elegant dinner.
William, Kate welcome Obamas in London ( CBS News):