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“Nelson Mandela was a giant for justice, and a down-to-earth human inspiration,” Ban Ki-moon told reporters before departing for Paris.
“We will not likely see the likes of Nelson Mandela again,” the president said.
South African President Jacob Zuma said that Mandela “passed on peacefully” and would be receiving a state funeral.
Republican Ralph Hudgens compared having a pre-existing condition to being an irresponsible driver on a video tape that emerged this week.
This operation comes as part of an agreement reached in September between Syria, Russia and the US to destroy Syria’s stockpile by the middle of next year.
“Es tu momento, Presidente,” said Rep. Gutierrez.