- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Former President Clinton will lead the U.S. delegation at Sunday’s state funeral of Lee Kuan Yew, founding prime minister of Singapore, the White House confirmed Wednesday.

Also attending in the delegation will be: Kirk Wagar, U.S. ambassador to Singapore; Henry Kissinger, former Secretary of State; Steven Green, former U.S. ambassador to Singapore; and Thomas Donilon, former assistant to the president for National Security Affairs.

Lee died Monday at the age of 91 after battling pneumonia.

The Straits Times newspaper in Singapore reported that parliament paid tribute to him Thursday, leaving a bouquet of white flowers on his vacant seat. His casket currently sits in the Parliament House.


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