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21 foreign delegations to lay wreaths at funeral

The list of wreath-layers at Sharon’s funeral, according to the Israeli government, in the order they will lay the wreaths:

  • Mr. Joseph Biden, The Vice President of the United States of America
  • Mr. Tony Blair, Special Envoy to the Middle East (and Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom), accompanied by Mr. Hugh Robertson, Minister of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom
  • Mr. Jiří Rusnok, The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
  • Ms. Julie Bishop, The Foreign Minister of Australia
  • Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, The Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Mr. Liviu Dragnea, The Vice Prime Minister of Romania
  • Mr. Gerald Klug, The Minister for National Defense and Sport of the Republic of Austria
  • Mr. Fotis Fotiou, The Defense Minister of the Republic of Cyprus
  • Mr. Dimitris Avrampolous, Greek Minister of Defense
  • Mr. Tomasz Siemoniak, The Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Poland
  • Mr. Chris Alexander, The Citizenship and Immigration Minister of Canada
  • Mr. Wim Kok, Former Prime Minister of the Netherlands, also representing the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  • Mr. Armand De Decker, The Second Vice President of the Senate of the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, The Second Foreign Minister of the Republic of Singapore
  • Mr. Angel Velitchkov, The Deputy Foreign Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Ms. Hélène Conway-Mouret, Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad of the Foreign Ministry of the French Republic
  • Ms. Marta Dassù, The Deputy Foreign Minister of Italy
  • Dr. János Fónagy, Parliamentary State Secretary for National Development of Hungary
  • Mr. Samuel Schmid, Former President of Switzerland
  • Mr. Wang Changyi, Former Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Israel and previously Assistant to the Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China
  • Ambassador Wegger Strommen, Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway
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