The Dutch have guaranteed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle safety during their visit to the Netherlands for the Invictus Games this week.
According to Dutch media, the Hague event is considered high-profile and will be protected by the national police’s DKDB Royal and Diplomatic Security Service.
While Dutch officials will not need Harry to pay for his security in the nation, they have assured the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s total safety.
The pair, who have not been asked by the Dutch King to visit his Palace, will meet him at the event’s closing ceremony. Princess Margriet, King Willem-aunt, Alexander’s is the games’ honorary chairwoman.
Over’security’ concerns, Prince Harry notably opted not to come to the UK for his grandpa, Prince Philip’s, homage. The Duke fought the British Home Office for years to be able to pay for his own protection while in the nation.
Harry, 37, has stated that it is not safe for him or Meghan, 40, to return to the UK with their children, Archie, two, and Lilibet, ten months, since their US security is not equipped with UK information.
Dai Davies, a former head of royal protection at Scotland Yard, called the suggestion that Harry would be endangered in Britain “sheer unadulterated rubbish.”
“Most of them no longer receive full-time or even half-time security, but the fact is that the UK is significantly safer than most other locations.” “He contrasted Harry’s requirement with that of previous royals.
“And, with all due respect, Harry is not a security specialist.” “He continued.