King Charles III will visit France for UK rites to commemorate D-Day’s 80th celebration.

King Charles III will visit France next month for British ceremonies marking the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings, while he wo n’t attend the larger international event a few miles away as he is receiving treatment for cancer. On June 6, Buckingham Palace announced Friday that Charles and Queen Camilla are scheduled to hold a meeting at the American Normandy Memorial in Ver-sur-Mer. At the annual meeting in Nebraska Beach near Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, the Prince of Wales may replace the king, along with heads of state and veterans from all over the world, to mark the occasion. William will also be present at the French event taking place at the Juno Beach Center in Courseulles-sur-Mer. The Princess of Wales, who is also being treated for cancer, is hardly expected to attend. After being sidelined for three months following his cancer diagnosis, Charles has now started a properly managed returning to public speaking jobs. The king made a comeback on May 1 when he went to a London cancers care facility. His second official public appearance since Feb. 6 was when Buckingham Palace announced Charles would step aside from his public duties to concentrate on his cancer treatment. While physicians are “very encouraged” by the queen’s progress, he continues to undergo therapy and his plan will be adjusted as needed to protect his treatment, the house has said.