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Hussein Funeral Attendance List

February 8, 1999

Here is a partial list of world leaders and others who plan to attend King Hussein’s funeral on Monday:

Algeria _ President Liamine Zeroual

Arab League _ Secretary-General Esmat Abdel-Maguid

Austria _ President Thomas Klestil.

Bahrain _ Emir Sheik Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa; Prime Minister Sheik Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.

Bangladesh _ High Commissioner to the United Arab Emirates Osman Sarwar Alam Khan.

Belgium _ King Albert II and Queen Paola.

Britain _ Prince Charles; Prime Minister Tony Blair, leader of the opposition Conservative Party William Hague, Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown.

Canada _ Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy.

Cyprus _ President Glafcos Clerides.

Denmark _ Prince Henrik; Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen.

Egypt _ President Hosni Mubarak and wife Suzanne; Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri; parliamentary speakers Kamal Helmi and Fathi Sorour; Information Minister Safwat el-Sherif; Presidential Political Adviser Osama el-Baz.

France _ President Jacques Chirac and his wife, Bernadette.

Germany _ Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder.

Greece _ President Costis Stephanopoulos.

India _ Vice President Krishna Kant.

Iraq _ Vice President Taha Marouf, Deputy Foreign Minister Noori Ismail al-Wayis, a former ambassador to Jordan.

Ireland _ President Mary McAleese, Marine Minister Michael Woods.

Israel _ President Ezer Weizman and wife Ruhama; Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sarah; Former Prime Ministers Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Shamir; Leah Rabin, widow of assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin; Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon; opposition Labor party leader Ehud Barak; former defense minister and centrist candidate Yitzhak Mordechai; head of the Mossad secret service, Efraim Halevy; Druze delegation led by legislator Salah Tarif and spiritual leader Sheik Muwafak Tarif; a representative of families of seven teen-age girls slain by a deranged Jordanian soldier in 1997. The king personally consoled the families.

Italy _ President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro.

Japan _ Crown Prince Naruhito; Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi.

Kuwait _ Crown Prince and Prime Minister Sheik Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah.

Lebanon _ Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Michel Murr.

Luxembourg _ Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Josephine-Charlotte; Foreign Minister Jacques Poos.

Malta _ Foreign Minister Guido de Marco

Morocco _ Crown Prince Sidi Mohammed.

Netherlands _ Queen Beatrix; Prime Minister Wim Kok.

Oman _ Sultan Qaboos.

Pakistan _ Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif; Foreign Minister Sartaj Aziz.

Palestinian Authority _ Chairman Yasser Arafat and wife Soha; top negotiator Mahmoud Abbas.

Poland _ Foreign Minister Bronislaw Geremek.

Romania _ President Emil Constantinescu.

Russia _ President Boris Yeltsin and his wife, Naina; Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and a number of aides.

Saudi Arabia _ Crown Prince Abdullah.

South Africa _ Minister of Home Affairs Mangosuthu Buthelezi.

South Korea _ Prime Minister Kim Jong-pil.

Spain _ King Juan Carlos, Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe and Princesses Elena and Cristina.

Sudan _ President Gen. Omar el-Bashir, leading a 10-man ministerial delegation.

Sweden _ King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia.

Switzerland _ Defense Minister and Deputy President Adolf Ogi.

Tunisia _ Prime Minister Hamet Karoui.

Turkey _ President Suleyman Demirel; Foreign Minister Ismail Cem.

United Arab Emirates _ Defense Minister and Crown Prince of Dubai Sheik Mohammad bin Rashid al-Maktoum heads a delegation of senior officials.

United Nations _ Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

United States _ President Clinton and wife Hillary Rodham Clinton; former Presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and George Bush; Senator Ted Stevens, R-Alaska; Senator Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; House International Relations Committee Chairman Ben Gilman, R-N.Y.; House Democratic Whip David Bonior, Mich.; Najeeb and Doris Halaby, parents of Queen Noor.

Yemen _ President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

World Bank _ President James Wolfensohn.

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