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Wreaths are laid at Sharon’s grave

Wreaths are now being laid at the grave, starting with the Israeli leadership, beginning with President Shimon Peres, and continuing with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein, dignitaries, and the heads of the security services.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath at the grave of former premier Ariel Sharon, Monday, January 13, 2014. (photo credit: screen shot/Channel 2)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lays a wreath at the grave of former premier Ariel Sharon, Monday, January 13, 2014. (photo credit: screen shot/Channel 2)

A wreath is then laid by the head of the foreign diplomatic corps and Sharon’s grandkids.

The grandchildren of Ariel Sharon lay a wreath at his grave, Monday, January 13, 2014. (photo credit: screen shot/Channel 2)
The grandchildren of Ariel Sharon lay a wreath at his grave, Monday, January 13, 2014. (photo credit: screen shot/Channel 2)

Now it is Joe Biden’s turn.

US Vice President Joe Biden pauses after laying a wreath on the grave of former prime minister Ariel Sharon, Sunday, January 13, 2014 (screen capture: Channel 2)
US Vice President Joe Biden pauses after laying a wreath on the grave of former prime minister Ariel Sharon, Sunday, January 13, 2014 (screen capture: Channel 2)

There are 21 foreign delegations, including from the US, the Czech Republic, Germany, Romania, Austria, Poland, and Canada.

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