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ghanian diplomat.article: Martin, whose tenure as prime minister overlapped with Annan's as secretary-general, described his friend as one of the greats, according to Vancouver Courier. He had a very broad vision which enveloped everybody, and he was always looking ahead, he told The Canadian Press. 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.article continues below Trending Stories Moving out Vancouver families leave city for better housing options Vancouver overdose deaths reached 'historical high' in 2017This is what the B.C. wildfires look like from space Adult education centre's move to Gladstone secondary in limbo 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. 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. In today's age, when many of the world's leaders seem to think the national interest can prevail against the global interest, that was certainly not his view, it would not have been his view and he expressed it unequivocally, he said. 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. ( As reported in the news.