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State funeral for Polish president to be held Sunday

2010-04-14 02:31:39 GMT2010-04-14 10:31:39 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Candles and flowers are seen in a square near the Presidential Palace in Warsaw April 13, 2010. Officials said a memorial service for all 96 victims of the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and dozens of high-ranking officials would be held on Saturday and that a state funeral for Kaczynski and his wife could take place either on the same day or on Sunday. (Reuters Photo)

Children hold candles in a square near the Presidential Palace in Warsaw April 13, 2010. Officials said a memorial service for all 96 victims of the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and dozens of high-ranking officials would be held on Saturday and that a state funeral for Kaczynski and his wife could take place either on the same day or on Sunday. (Reuters Photo)

People pay their respects in front of the coffins of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria at the President's Palace in Warsaw April 13, 2010. Kaczynski and his wife Maria will be buried in the cathedral crypt at Wawel Royal Castle in Poland's southern city of Krakow on Sunday, a Polish cardinal said on Tuesday. (Reuters Photo)

People line up to enter the Presidential Palace to bid farewell to the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria in Warsaw April 13, 2010. Kaczynski, a combative nationalist known for his distrust of both the European Union and Russia, had been travelling to mark the 70th anniversary of the massacre of more than 20,000 Polish officers by Soviet secret police in the Katyn forest in western Russia when his plane went down on Saturday in thick fog. (Reuters Photo)

People pay their respects in front of the coffins of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria at the President's Palace in Warsaw April 13, 2010. Poland's late President Kaczynski and his wife Maria will be buried in the cathedral crypt at Wawel Royal Castle in Poland's southern city of Krakow on Sunday, a Polish cardinal said on Tuesday. (Reuters Photo)

Candles and flowers are seen in a square near the Presidential Palace in Warsaw April 13, 2010.

Officials said a memorial service for all 96 victims of the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski, his wife and dozens of high-ranking officials would be held on Saturday and that a state funeral for Kaczynski and his wife could take place either on the same day or on Sunday.

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