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Mayor Adams' Statement on the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the following statement on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

“It is with sadness that I learned of the passing of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II. She was committed to a life of service which impacted many. She was a global force who will be remembered for her reign of 70 years. Our deepest condolences to the Royal Family, the people of the United Kingdom, and the Commonwealth.”

Mayor Adams today ordered all flags on all city buildings, as well as stationary flagstaffs throughout the five boroughs, to be lowered to half-staff, beginning immediately.


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