King Charles urges nations to 'strive together' in first Commonwealth Day speech as monarch

King Charles III issued a rallying call to the family of nations urging them to “strive together” to achieve a “global common good” in his first Commonwealth Day address.Charles highlighted the institution’s “indispensable role in the most pressing issues of our time” in his speech delivered during the annual Westminster Abbey service celebrating the Commonwealth.He also paid tribute to his “beloved mother”, describing how Commonwealth Day was a moment of pride for the late Queen Elizabeth II, who “dedicated her long and remarkable life” in service to the “Commonwealth family”.