Archive Document Queen Outed Herself as a Fan of the EU

Does Britain's future lie in Europe? In 1988, long before the prospect of Brexit, the queen spoke about the issue with a German diplomat. A document viewed by DER SPIEGEL shows that she held a very clear view.
Queen Elizabeth II in 1988

Queen Elizabeth II in 1988

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The cable from German diplomat Rüdiger Freiherr von Wechmar

The cable from German diplomat Rüdiger Freiherr von Wechmar

Politisches Archiv des Auswärtigen Amtes/ B 130/ Band 13034
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