Finland’s Former President, Ahtisaari Dies at 86

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Finland’s former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Martti Ahtisaari has died in Helsinki at the age of 86 after battling Alzheimer’s disease.

The president’s office disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

In the statement, the President, Sauli Niinisto expressed deep sadness over the news of Ahtisaari death.

Ahtisaari withdrew from public life in September 2021 as he struggled with Alzheimer’s disease.


Written by: Helen Obih

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