Jul 23 2013, 4:30am CDT | by IANS
The Duke of Cambridge made his first comment after his wife gave birth to their first child, a boy.
"We could not be happier," he said in the statement, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
Prince William informed his father, Prince Charles, grandmother Queen Elizabeth and brother Prince Harry about his son's birth shortly before an official announcement was made to the public via the press release.
David Cameron said: "It is wonderful news from St. Mary's, Paddington, and I am sure that right across the country, and indeed right across the Commonwealth, people will be celebrating and wishing the royal couple well.
"It is an important moment in the life of our nation but, I suppose, above all it is a wonderful moment for a warm and loving couple who have got a brand new baby boy."
Obama also released a statement on behalf of himself and wife Michelle Obama.
"Michelle and I are so pleased to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the joyous occasion of the birth of their first child. We wish them all the happiness and blessings parenthood brings," he said.
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