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Ghanian Diplomat: Minister and Canadian Press

ghanian diplomat: The Nobel Peace Prize-winning former UN leader died early Saturday at the age of 80 following a short illness, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced, according to The Chronicle Herald. Martin, whose tenure as prime minister overlapped with Annan's as secretary-general, described his friend as one of the greats. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former prime minister Paul Martin were among the Canadians who added their voices to the tributes pouring from around the globe following the death of the Ghanian diplomat. He had a very broad vision which enveloped everybody, and he was always looking ahead, he told The Canadian Press. Martin, who worked with Annan on several occasions, said he believed the former UN head would be remembered most for his commitment to multilateral institutions in an age of globalization. He was one of those few people who were able to understand it wasn't just the rich and powerful nations that counted ... that the rich and powerful nations were going to be very dependent, ultimately, on the poorer nations doing well. ( As reported in the news.