SHOTLIST:

SOURCE - ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLY

Caracas, Venezuela - 8 March 2013

1. Mid. Ahmadinejad walks off plane past soldiers, band

2. Wide, Ahmadinejad walking, soldiers standing at attention

3. Mid. Ahmadinejad walking

4. Mid. Ahmadinejad speaking with reporters

5. Mid. Iranian and Venezuelan flags

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SOURCE - TELESUR

RESTRICTION: NO ACCESS VENEZUELA, NO ACCESS UNIVISION

Caracas, Venezuela - 7 March 2013

6. Wide - Chavez lying in state, people walking past

7. Wide - Chavez lying in state, people walking past, different angle

STORYLINE:

IRANIAN PRESIDENT MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD ARRIVED IN VENEZUELA EARLY FRIDAY, FOR THE STATE FUNERAL OF PRESIDENT HUGO CHAVEZ.

CHAVEZ DIED OF A HEART ATTACK ON TUESDAY, AFTER TWO YEARS OF TREATMENT FOR CANCER.

HIS FUNERAL IS SET FOR FRIDAY MORNING, AND ABOUT 30 HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN ATTENDANCE.

AHMADINEJAD PRAISED CHAVEZ WHEN HE ARRIVED IN THE COUNTRY, SAYING THE LATE SOCIALIST LEADER WAS AN EXAMPLE TO ALL WHO SOUGHT LOVE, JUSTICE AND PEACE IN THE WORLD.

VENEZUELA'S VICE PRESIDENT NICOLAS MADURA ANNOUNCED THURSDAY THAT CHAVEZ' BODY WILL BE EMBALMED AND PUBLICLY DISPLAYED AT A MILITARY MUSEUM.

CARLOTTA BRADLEY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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