Netanyahu postpones meeting with Mitchell to attend Ramon's funeral

September 13, 2009 23:40

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu postponed a meeting with US Mideast envoy George Mitchell planned for Monday by a day in order to attend the funeral of IAF officer Capt. Assaf Ramon, who was killed in an F-16 crash in the Hebron Hills on Sunday afternoon. The funeral will be held in the Nahalal military cemetery at 4 p.m. on Monday. Assaf will be buried next to his father, Ilan Ramon, the late Israeli astronaut.

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