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Obama To Host Prince Charles At White House

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the St Bride Foundation on February 5, 2015 in London,
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Prince Charles, Prince of Wales visits the St Bride Foundation on February 5, 2015 in London, England. The St Bride Foundation was established in 1891 as a recreational centre for the print and publishing industry on Fleet Street. (Photo by Ian Gavan - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will meet next month with Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, during the royals' visit to the United States to encourage corporate social responsibility and combating climate change, the White House said on Friday.

Charles, known formally as the Prince of Wales, and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will visit the White House on March 19. Vice President Joe Biden will join them, the White House said.

During their time in Washington, the prince and duchess also plan to visit Mount Vernon and the National Archives. They will mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, an early legal document with principles still reflected in the British and U.S. constitutions.

The visit comes a few months after Obama met with Charles' son, Prince William, in December. The two met to discuss illegal wildlife trade and also chatted about the birth of William's young son, George. (Reporting by Emily Stephenson; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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