UN chief praises 'vision, tenacity' of the late Helmut Khol, chancellor who reunited Germany

UN chief praises 'vision, tenacity' of the late Helmut Khol, chancellor who reunited Germany

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New York, June 17(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has lauded the vision and tenacity of the former Chancellor of Germany, Helmut Kohl, who died on Friday at the age of 87.

A statement issued by the Secretary-General's Spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, said Guterres learned with great sadness of Kohl's passing.

Noting that Kohl was “Germany's longest-serving chancellor,” the statement said that he “played an instrumental role in the peaceful reunification of his country, within a year of the fall of the Berlin Wall, and helped set a course for the historic process of Europe's political and economic integration.”

“On Friday's Europe is a product of his vision and his tenacity, in the face of enormous obstacles,” said the statement, which extended the UN Secretary-General's condolences to Kohl's family and to the Government and people of Germany.

UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

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UN chief praises 'vision, tenacity' of the late Helmut Khol, chancellor who reunited Germany

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