Kate Middleton just spoke about baby Lili in public for the first time

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In incredibly sweet news, Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has spoken publicly about her newborn niece, Lili, for the first time.

Only a week old, Lili already has an ever-growing list of royals who can't wait to meet her. And by the looks of it, Kate Middleton is front of the queue.

During a panel discussion with First Lady Dr Jill Biden about the importance of early childhood education, Kate was asked about her new niece. In her response, she expressed that she hadn't met baby Lili just yet but that she was very excited to do so.

In a video tweeted by Richard Palmer, the Duchess can be heard saying, "I wish her all the very best," when asked how she felt about the latest addition the family. She continued, ""I can't wait to meet her. We haven't met her yet. I hope that will be soon."

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When asked if she'd seen Lili via FaceTime or video call, Kate confirmed that she hadn't.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently announced the arrival of their baby girl, Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, who was born at 11:40AM on Friday 4th June, 2021 at a hospital in Santa Barbara, weighing 7 lbs 11 oz.

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In the official statement, a spokesperson for Meghan and Harry said: "It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world. Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA."

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Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images

Prince William and Kate were among the royals to publicly congratulate Harry and Megan, posting on their Instagram, "We are all delighted by the happy news of the arrival of baby Lili.

"Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie."

We couldn't agree more.

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