Farewell to Bush: the current President of the United States for the first time since 1973, will speak at the funeral of the predecessor – news ZIK.UA

Прощання з Бушем: чинний президент США вперше з 1973 року не виступить на похороні попередника – новини ZIK.UA

The US President Donald trump would not make a funeral speech at the funeral of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush. This is the first time since 1973, an American President was not invited to speak at the funeral of the late former head of state.

At the same time, trump, who has previously criticized Bush family, with wife Melania plan to take part in the ceremony of burial.

Initiation ceremony is scheduled for 11:00 local time (18:00 Kiev time) on 5 December.

The coffin of Bush Sr. will be transferred from the Rotunda, the Central hall under the main dome of the Capitol building, the Congress building, where she stood to bid farewell to the public by 5 December, the National Cathedral, where the ceremony of the state funeral.

The ceremony will be George Bush Jr., son of the deceased and also a former President of the United States.

After the ceremony the body of the deceased back to Euston G, Texas, where his December 6, will be buried at the presidential library in his name, which is already buried his wife Barbara and daughter Robin – she died of leukemia at the age of four in 1953. Words of memory, the 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush, who was on duty in 1989-1993, already expressed by many world leaders.

Bush Sr., a combat pilot during the Second world war, and in 1970-h years the Director of the Central intelligence Agency, lived longer than any of US presidents.

We will remind, he has died on November 30 in Texas at the age of 94. In recent years he suffered from Parkinson’s disease.

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