Chancellor Angela Merkel signs Kofi Annan condolence book

Germany

The German chancellor Angela Merkel was at the Ghana embassy in Berlin to sign the Kofi Annan book of condolence. The late chief diplomat was the former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

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President of Germany Frank Walter Steinmeier

He died peacefully on Saturday, the 18th August 2018 in Switzerland after a short illness. His wife Nane and their children Ama, Kojo and Nina were by his side during his last days. He was 80 years old.

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 Angela Merkel in handshake with Ghana Embassy staffs

At the embassy to welcome the German chancellor was the Head of Chancery, Mr. Francis Danti Kotia, Mr. Kwadwo Addo; Minister /Head of Consular and Mr. Michael Nyaaba Assibi, Counsellor/Political & Diaspora.

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 Heiko Maas, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany

The Ghanaian born career diplomat until his death was the chairman of the Kofi Annan Foundation and chair of The Elders, the group founded by Nelson Mandela. He was widely admired and an inspirational personality to young and old alike. The world lost a great personality, Africa and Ghana in particular lost a great son, he will be loved forever.

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 Left: Agbelessessy Emmanuel K. Middle: Angela Merkel. Right: Francis Kotia

Source: Media Kad International
Agbelessessy Emmanuel K
In cooperation with TopAfric Media Network 

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