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Arafat's funeral: Who was there
Arafat funeral procession
Egypt's Hosni Mubarak (R) hosted leaders from across the Arab world

The funeral of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat took place in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Friday.

Heads of state, prime ministers and foreign ministers attended the ceremony. Those who were due to be there include:

Algeria - President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Bangladesh - President Iajuddin Ahmed

China - Vice Premier Hui Liangyu

Denmark - Foreign Minister Per Stig Moeller

Egypt - President Hosni Mubarak

European Union - Foreign policy chief Javier Solana

France - Foreign Minister Michel Barnier

Germany - Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer

Greece - Foreign Minister Petros Molyviatis

India - Foreign Minister Natwar Singh

Indonesia - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

Iran - Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi

Iraq - Vice-President Rowsch Nouri Shaways

Ireland - Foreign Affairs Minister Dermot Ahern

Italy - Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Alfredo Mantica

Jordan - King Abdullah

Lebanon - President Emile Lahoud

Malaysia - Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

The Netherlands - Foreign Minister Bernard Bot

Norway - Foreign Minister Jan Petersen

Pakistan - Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz

Russia - State Duma Chairman Boris Gryzlov

Saudi Arabia - Crown Prince Abdullah

South Africa - President Thabo Mbeki

Spain - Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos

Sri Lanka - Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse

Sudan - President Omar el-Bashir

Sweden - Prime Minister Goran Persson

Tunisia - President Zine el-Abdine Ben Ali

Turkey - Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul

United Kingdom - Foreign Secretary Jack Straw

United Nations - Middle East envoy Terje Roed-Larsen

United States - Assistant Secretary of State Williams Burns

World Council of Churches - Pope Shenouda III, head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church

Yemen - President Ali Abdullah Saleh

Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe



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