Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wave from the balcony of the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, Fiji, 23 Oct 2018. Credit: Phil Noble/Pool Photo via AP

King Charles’ cancer diagnosis could bring the Royal Family closer together, says Prince Harry.

When asked about his father’s illness in a pre-released clip of his interview with Good Morning America, the Duke of Sussex said: “Any illness, any sickness, brings families together”.

During the interview, which airs today the prince also stated that he “can get on a plane and go see [my father] and spend any time with him. I’m grateful for that”.

The interview will be the first time that Prince Harry has publicly spoken since King Charles postponed all public duties following his cancer diagnosis.

The Duke of Sussex flew more than 5,000 miles back to London to see his father for just 45 minutes at Clarence House after the King’s diagnosis was announced last week. During that visit, Harry did not visit his brother Prince William before flying back to California.

The interview, which will air today, also coincides with the launch of the Invictus Games 2025 – a sporting event created to help injured military veterans. Harry and Meghan are both in Vancouver to promote the games, with pictures showing the prince heading down a skeleton bobsled track at over 60mph.

In an interview at the games’ launch, Prince Harry said: “I see on a day-to-day basis, the strength of of the family unit coming together.”

While on this trip he was also questioned whether he would consider applying for a US Citizenship soon, to which he added it “is a thought [that] has crossed my mind but it’s not a high priority right now.”

This interview comes after the rebranding of Harry and Meghan website’s  as

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