Washington, — On the first day of his visit in Washington, second stage of his stay in the United States of America, caretaker Prime Minister Mehdi Jomâa visited, Wednesday, Arlington National Cemetery in Washington.
He paid tribute to the soldiers killed in fighting. On this occasion, he awarded, posthumously, of the legion of honour one of the unknown soldiers buried in the military cemetery in Washington.
The Arlington National Cemetery in Washington is one of the country's oldest national cemeteries. The cemetery's rolling hills mark the final resting place for 300,000 veterans and was founded during the American Civil War.