15 February 2018

Secretary-General Extends Heartfelt Condolences on Death of Ruud Lubbers

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

The Secretary‑General is deeply saddened by the death of Ruud Lubbers, former Prime Minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

The Secretary‑General expresses his heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. Lubbers and to the people of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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