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Old 08-20-2005, 04:55 AM
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The Kings preside over the funeral by the soldiers died in Afghanistan

Their Majestys the Kings of Spain and Princes de Asturias preside over the solemn funerales by the 17 Spanish military passed away Tuesday in Afghanistan the past. The funeral act is celebrated in the Palace of Buenavista of Madrid. The act also they attend the president of the Government, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero and the minister of Defense, Jose Bond. The popular ones are represented by the president of the PP, Mariano Rajoy. The vice-president of the Government, Maria Teresa Fernandez of the Fertile valley; the minister of Defense, Jose Bond, the military cupola in the heat of and the president of the Community of Madrid, Hope Aguirre, among other authorities, are between the assistants. More than thousand people they have attended the act, among them 200 relatives. In the funeral military honorses being will not surrender mourning day. The King will impose the Military service cross with yellow symbol to the 17 deceaseds during the funeral.

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Old 08-20-2005, 05:07 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 05:08 AM
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an article from "El Mundo":
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Old 08-20-2005, 05:09 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 05:12 AM
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The Kings and the Princes of Asturias preside this morning at the funeral of State for 17 deceased military men

The funeral of State for died in Afghanistan last Tuesday began spent them 10:00 hours with the arrival of Majesties the Kings, who preside at the act in the central court of Buenavista's Palace.
In the place, Headquarters of the Army, there are also the Princes of Asturias, the prime minister, Jose Luis Rodróguez Zapatero, the vice-president, Teresa Fernandez of the Vega, the ministers of Defense, Interior, Justice, Exteriors and Agriculture, the chief of the opposition, Mariano Rajoy, the military dome and dozens of relatives of the deceaseds

The Kings have acceded to the Court of Weapon accompanied by the prime minister and the Princes of Asturias. At theirarrival Don Juan Carlos and Dona Sofía, followed by the Princes of Asturias, went to the zone occupied by about two hundred relatives of the deceased military men. Don Juan Carlos, Dona Sofía, Don Philip and Dona Letizia were greeting and giving the condolence to the relatives, between samples of sadness and visibly moved. Later, the Kings and the Princes occupied their places in the Court of Weapon and there began the entry of the biers of the military men, to shoulders of their companions.
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Old 08-20-2005, 05:40 AM
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this is so sad...

spain has to deal with a lot of tragedies of this kind this year...

it a good thing that their monarchs don't hesitate to show in concreto their sympathies and support to the relatives of the deceased ones
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Old 08-20-2005, 05:41 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 06:23 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 06:44 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 06:56 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 07:05 AM
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It's really sad.I'm really sorry for the Spanish.
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Old 08-20-2005, 07:31 AM
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Old 08-20-2005, 07:40 AM
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i was seeing the tve1 special of the funeral live and it was really emotive. it was so hard to see all those coffins laying there and their families crying during all the act. this moment was for the the far most emotive one: http://www.theroyalforums.com/forums...hmentid=182657
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Old 08-20-2005, 08:51 AM
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letizia's bump is very big. Now, i don't know which bump is bigger: Letizia or Mary? :)
My feelings are next to the spaniards. :(
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