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Secretary-General Expresses Deep Condolences Following Death of Former
Cambodian Monarch, Acknowledges Legacy as ‘Unifying National Leader’
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General expresses his deep condolences to the Royal family, Government and people of Cambodia on the passing of Cambodia’s former monarch, King Norodom Sihanouk. The Secretary-General acknowledges King Sihanouk’s long dedication to his country and his legacy as a unifying national leader who is revered by Cambodians and respected internationally.
The Secretary-General also hopes that the legacy of the former King will allow Cambodia to advance the national healing process, including through continued commitment to justice.
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