Leaders Gather in Jordan

From Associated Press

A partial list of world leaders and others who traveled to Jordan to pay respects to the king.

Arab League--Secretary-General Ahmad Esmat Abdel Meguid

Austria--President Thomas Klestil

Bahrain--Emir Sheik Isa ibn Salman Khalifa; Prime Minister Sheik Khalifa ibn Salman Khalifa


Belgium--King Albert II and Queen Paola

Britain--Prince Charles and Prime Minister Tony Blair

Canada--Foreign Minister Lloyd Axworthy

Cyprus--President Glafcos Clerides


Denmark--Prince Henrik and Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen

Egypt--President Hosni Mubarak

France--President Jacques Chirac and his wife, Bernadette

Germany--Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder

Greece--President Costis Stephanopoulos

India--Vice President Krishnan Kant

Ireland--President Mary McAleese

Iraq--Vice President Taha Muhyi Maruf


Israel--President Ezer Weizman; Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; former Prime Ministers Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Shamir; Leah Rabin, widow of assassinated Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin; Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon; opposition Labor Party leader Ehud Barak

Italy--President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro

Japan--Crown Prince Naruhito; Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi

Kuwait--Crown Prince and Prime Minister Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah

Lebanon--Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Michel Murr

Oman--Sultan Kaboos ibn Said

Pakistan--Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

Palestinian Authority--President Yasser Arafat


Russia--An ailing President Boris N. Yeltsin defied doctors to attend.

Saudi Arabia--Crown Prince Abdullah

South Africa--Home Affairs Minister Mangosuthu Buthelezi

South Korea--Prime Minister Kim Jong Pil

Spain--King Juan Carlos I and family

Sudan--President Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir

Switzerland--Defense Minister and Vice President Adolf Ogi

Turkey--President Suleyman Demirel; Foreign Minister Ismail Cem

United Nations--Secretary-General Kofi Annan

United States--President Clinton and wife Hillary Rodham Clinton will head large U.S. delegation, including former Presidents Ford, Carter and Bush; Najeeb and Doris Halaby, parents of Queen Noor

Yemen--President Ali Abdullah Saleh