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18 March 2021

Secretary-General Mourns United Republic of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli

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

The Secretary-General was saddened to learn of the death of John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania.  He extends his deepest condolences to the President’s family and to the Government and people of the United Republic of Tanzania.

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