"In many ways, Kofi Annan was the United Nations. "Like so many, I was proud to call Kofi Annan a good friend and mentor." Kofi Annan is high among them. EUEuropean Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the "greatest recognition we can give Kofi Annan is to keep his legacy and his spirit alive". "Kofi Annan was a great diplomat, a true statesman and a wonderful colleague who was widely respected and will be greatly missed," Blair said via his institute's Twitter page.
Source: The Nation Bangkok August 18, 2018 13:18 UTC