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(Update 2) Japan's Emperor, Empress to Visit Britain in Spring

(Update 2) Japan's Emperor, Empress to Visit Britain in Spring

   London/Tokyo, Jan. 14 (Jiji Press)--Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako will visit Britain this spring as state guests, Buckingham Palace said Tuesday.
   Accepting an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II, the Emperor and Empress would visit the European country between April and June, informed sources said.
   This will be the first overseas trip for the Imperial couple since Emperor Naruhito's enthronement on May 1 last year.
   According to the palace, the Emperor and Empress will stay at Windsor Castle, west of London.
   They are expected to meet with the queen and attend a banquet and other receptions, the sources said.

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