Press Secretary Robert Gibbs announced today that US President Barack Obama will fly to Poland Saturday to to attend the State Funeral of Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
US President Barack Obama will leave for Poland on Saturday to attend the funeral of late president Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria, killed in a plane crash in Russia, his spokesman said……
Obama, ………led leaders at the 47-nation nuclear security summit in Washington Tuesday in a moment of silence for Kaczynski and offered condolences to all Poles.
This will be the most significant gathering of world leaders and dignitaries for a State Funeral since the Funeral Of Anwar Sadat in 1981
Sadat’s funeral was attended by a record number of dignitaries from around the world, including a rare simultaneous attendance by three former US presidents: Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and Richard Nixon
The number of heads of state and dignitaries at the Kazcynski funeral in Poland will equal or surpass the number of dignitaries at Sadat’s Funeral in 1981
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Obama’s attendance at this event means we should expect Live Streaming Video of the event on the internet.