PM Modi expresses profound sorrow at Kofi Annan's death
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PM Modi today expressed profound sorrow at the death of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, describing him as not only a great African diplomat and humanitarian but also a conscience keeper of international peace and security. Kofi Annan, who served two terms as UN Secretary-General, from January 1, 1997, to December 31, 2006, died at the age of 80 today.
It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, passed away peacefully on Saturday 18th August after a short illness... pic.twitter.com/42nGOxmcPZ— Kofi Annan (@KofiAnnan) August 18, 2018
Mr. Kofi Annan’s significant contribution to the MDGs will always be remembered. My thoughts are with his family and admirers in this hour of grief. May his soul rest in peace.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 18, 2018