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VIP's @ Funeral


Dignitaries planning to attend Pope John Paul II's funeral:

ALBANIA: President Alfred Moisiu, Prime Minister Fatos Nano.
ARGENTINA: Vice President Daniel Scioli, Foreign Minister Rafael Bielsa.
AUSTRIA: President Heinz Fischer, Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel, Parliament Speaker Andreas Khol.
BELGIUM: King Albert II, Queen Paola, Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt
BRITAIN: Prince Charles, Prime Minister Tony Blair.
BULGARIA: President Georgi Parvanov.
CHILE: Foreign Minister Ignacio Walker.
CZECH REPUBLIC: President Vaclav Klaus, Foreign Minister Cyril Svoboda.
ESTONIA: President Arnold Ruutel.
FINLAND: Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen.
FRANCE: President Jacques Chirac and his wife, Bernadette.
GERMANY: Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, President Horst Koehler.
HUNGARY: President Ferenc Madl, Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany.
IRELAND: President Mary McAleese, Prime Minister Bertie Ahern.
LATVIA: President Vaira Vike-Freiberga.
LEBANON: President Emile Lahoud, Prime Minister Omar Karami
LIECHTENSTEIN: Prince Hans-Adam II, Princess Marie, Prince Nicholas.
LITHUANIA: President Valdas Adamkus.
LUXEMBOURG: Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker.
POLAND: President Aleksander Kwasniewski and his wife, Prime Minister Marek Belka, former President Lech Walesa.
PORTUGAL: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, President Jorge Sampaio.
ROMANIA: Romanian President Traian Basescu, Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu.
RUSSIA: Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov; Metropolitan Kirill, foreign minister for the Russian Orthodox Church.
SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO: Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova.
SLOVAKIA: President Ivan Gasparovic, Parliament Chairman Pavol Hrusovsky.
SPAIN: Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.
SWITZERLAND: President Samuel Schmid.
SYRIA: President Bashar Assad.
UNITED STATES: President and Mrs. Bush, Former Presidents George Bush, & Bill Clinton, & Condoleeza Rice
VENEZUELA: Foreign Relations Minister Ali Rodirguez, Planning Minister Jorge Giordanni