Why is the Queen not invited to the D Day commemoration.?

The French President has invited President Obama as the American head of State. I understand Gordon Brown has sort of invited himself. The Queen is head of State not just of the United Kingdom .also of Canada which also made a large contribution to the D Day the liberation of France. Is this just an other... show more The French President has invited President Obama as the American head of State. I understand Gordon Brown has sort of invited himself.

The Queen is head of State not just of the United Kingdom .also of Canada which also made a large contribution to the D Day the liberation of France.

Is this just an other opportunity for politicians to have photo opportunities?.
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