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Khun Surin leaves legacy for ASEAN unity

Stockholm | Wed, December 6, 2017 | 10:15 am
Khun Surin leaves legacy for ASEAN unity Marching in: People take part in the ASEAN 50 Parade on Jl. MH Thamrin in Central Jakarta. The parade displayed national and traditional cultures from ASEAN member countries. (JP/Ibrahim Irsyad)

PREMIUM Former Thai foreign minister Surin Pitsuwan, affectionately known as Khun Surin, was a strong and compassionate ASEAN secretary-general. I have high respect and many fond memories of Dr Pitsuwan, who passed away on Nov. 30. More than just my superior, he was my mentor and a thoughtful leader, particularly regarding his vision for the progress of ASEAN and world peace. Khun Surin was Thailand&rs...

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