France will not forget, Kofi Annan, said macron
PARIS, Aug 18 — RIA Novosti, Victoria Ivanova. The President of France Emmanuel macron tribute to the deceased in the night of Saturday, the former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.
Annan died Saturday at the age of 80 years. On Twitter Annan released a statement on behalf of the family of the former Secretary General and Kofi Annan Foundation. The report said that the Nobel laureate died in the bosom of family after a short illness.
“Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General and Nobel peace prize winner, the night left this world. France honors his memory. We will never forget his calm and decisive opinion, because of his struggle,” wrote the French leader in your account in Twitter.
Death Annan also commented on the Minister of foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian.
From Geneva to new York via Addis Ababa: Kofi Annan more than half a century on all continents were involved activist in the service of the larger process, under the onslaught of the great challenges of our time: peace, development, human rights protection, struggle against poverty and discrimination. Jean-Yves Le Trianglea the French foreign Ministry
He stressed that at the turn of this century, Annan allowed the UN to modernize in order to better cope with the turmoil of disunity, which he always tried to unite.
“He was also a friend of France whose language was saying. I pay tribute to his memory, and I want to thank (on behalf) of France for his tireless efforts in the service of the world. I would like to Express our condolences to his family and friends and (close) at the UN, in Ghana, his country to which he was so deeply attached, and wherever it was, those who followed and supported his work for peace,” concluded the Minister.