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Prime Minister Hun Sen received the U Thant Peace Award for the second time on September

6, at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The award was presented by Sri Chinmoy, a globetrotting spiritual teacher, pictured


The peace award is named after a Burrmese diplomat who was Secretary General of the

United Nation between 1962 and 1972.

Hun Sen also received the award in December, 2001 and other notable recipients include

Mother Teresa and Desmund Tutu.


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