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Mourners attend private burial for former UN chief following state funeral

AP Archive News-Politics 2018-09-18 - 21:49:07

"(13 Sep 2018) The family of Kofi Annan paid their respects to the late United Nations Secretary-General at a private burial at Accras Military Cemetery on Thursday. Annans daughter Ama, wife Nane Maria, and son Kojo Annan paid their respects at the ceremony, with full military honours and a 17-gun salute. United in sorrow, world leaders and international dignitaries came to Ghana to pay their last respects to the late Kofi Annan who was honoured with a state funeral Thursday, as many lauded him as an exceptional man and leader. Annan died on August 18 in Bern, Switzerland at age 80. Find out more about AP Archive: Twitter: Facebook: Google+:​ Tumblr:​​ Instagram: You can license this story through AP Archive:"

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