Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the Death of King Norodom Sihanouk
New York, 15 October 2012
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.
Statements on 15 October 2012