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Kofi Annan gets staatsbegrafenis in homeland

Former secretary-general of the United Nations Kofi Annan on Thursday 13 september a staatsbegrafenis in his home country of Ghana.

The Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo on Friday to let you know. Annan died last Saturday after a short period of illness. He was 80 years old.

Annan, who is in Switzerland, lived, will get a final resting place in the new military cemetery of Accra, the capital of the small West African country.

The Ghanaian led the UN two terms, from 1997 to 2006. In 2001, he received the Nobel prize for Peace, together with the UN, for his humanitarian work. After that is was Annan a time the UN special envoy for Syria.

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