PressTV-World leaders attend George H.W. Bush funeral

Friends and family gathered at Washington National Cathedral under tight security for a funeral service honoring late former President George H.W. Bush.

Wednesday’s national funeral service capped three days of remembrance by dignitaries and ordinary citizens.

It brought together world envoys, the four remaining ex-presidents and President Donald Trump.

(L-R):  President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, former President Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and former President Jimmy Carter listen as former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyoming, speaks during a State Funeral at the National Cathedral, December 5, 2018 in Washington, DC, for former President George H.W. Bush. In the second row are Vice President Mike Pence and Karen Pence.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, King Abdullah of Jordan, and Prince Charles were also among the leaders paying their respects.

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