US Vice President Joe Biden lands for Sharon's funeral

US Vice President Joe Biden landed in Tel Aviv in the early hours of Monday morning. Biden is the US representative for former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's funeral.


During Biden's stay, he will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres.


Due to the funeral Highway 1 will be closed intermittently, as well as parts of highways 6, 3 and 40. (Ynet)