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President Faure sends condolences to Germany following demise of Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl

President Faure sends condolences to Germany following demise of Former Chancellor Helmut Kohl

17.06.2017

Following the demise of the longest serving post-war Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr Helmut Kohl, President Danny Faure has expressed his condolences to the German President, H.E. Frank-Walter Steinmeier on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles. 

In his message, President Faure described Mr Kohl as a towering figure of the contemporary European political landscape  and a true statesman who not only oversaw German reunification but also paved the way for deeper European integration. 

“The world mourns the loss of a statesman and the modern architect of peace, prosperity and the European project. He will be remembered as one of the greats of our time,” said President Faure in his message.    

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