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There, a motorcade will take Bush to his presidential library at the university, where he will be laid to rest at a private ceremony next to his wife, Barbara, who died in April, and his daughter Robin, who died at age 3 in 1953.

The Houston funeral for George H.W. Bush will feature music from some of the former president's favorite country music stars.

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Adel Al-Jubeir has expressed condolence over the demise of former U.S. president George H.W. Bush.

Roberts said she believes Bush will be remembered for his role in the decline and eventual downfall of the Soviet Union.

Earlier on Monday, King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia offered their condolences to the American President Donald Trump on Monday following the death of President George H.W. Bush.

George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton eventually became close friends and traveled together internationally.

The 43rd USA president had also given Michelle Obama a mint during the memorial service in September for Arizona Senator John McCain.

Around the clock in the Rotunda over two days, thousands - many who had lined up in near-freezing temperatures for hours to enter the Capitol - paid their final respects to Bush, whose flag-draped coffin rested on the wooden catafalque built in 1865 for the casket of assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

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