November 5, 1995
Web posted at: 2 p.m. EST (1900 GMT)
JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Israel has invited 4,000 guests to Monday's funeral for assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat considered coming but decided to stay away, fearing he would provoke Israelis opposed to peace agreements with Palestinians, a PLO official said.
Here is partial list of leaders who have so far confirmed their participation:
President Hosni Mubarak, Foreign Minister Amr Moussa (This will be Mubarak's first visit to Israel since coming to power in 1981.)
King Hussein (This will be his first trip to Jerusalem since Israel captured and annexed the Arab eastern sector of the city in 1967.)
Prime Minister Paul Keating
Prime Minister John Major, Foreign Secretary Malcolm Rifkind, Labor opposition leader Tony Blair
Prime Minister Jean Chretien
Prime Minister Vaclav Klaus
President Jacques Chirac
Chancellor Helmut Kohl and President Roman Herzog
Foreign Minister Laszlo Kovacs
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini, President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Foreign Minister Susanna Agnelli.
Prime Minister Wim Kok, Queen Beatrix
(Names of those in the delegation not yet announced)
Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin, Foreign Minister Andrei Kozyrev (President Boris Yeltsin, recovering from a heart ailment, will not attend.)
President Kaspar Villiger
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez
Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson
Prime Minister Tansu Ciller
President Bill Clinton, former presidents George Bush and Jimmy Carter. The delegation also will include Secretary of State Warren Christopher, Secretary of Defense William Perry, Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole, House Speaker Newt Gingrich and others.
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