On Saturday, Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry shared a statement from the queen on Instagram. The announcement revealed that the royal family has come to an agreement regarding the couple’s decision to step down as senior royals. Here is the royal family agreement posted.

Here is the statement:

“Following many months of conversations and more recent discussions, I am pleased that together we have found a constructive and supportive way forward for my grandson and his family.

Harry, Meghan and Archie will always be much loved members of the family.

I recognize the challenges they have experienced as a result of intense scrutiny over the last two years and support their wish for a more independent life.

I want to thank them for all their dedicated work across this country, the Commonwealth and beyond, and am particularly proud of how Meghan has so quickly become one of the family.

It is my whole family’s hope that today’s agreement allows them to start building a happy and peaceful new life.”

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Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry previously revealed their decision to step down as senior royals, and become financially independent