Former Palau president dies

A former president of Palau, Thomas Remengesau, has died.

The country's fourth president, the 89-year old died peacefully on Saturday afternoon at his home in Koror.

Mr Remengesau led the country from 1988-1989 after the assassinations of two former presidents.

His son, Tommy Remengesau Jr, has been Palau's president since 2013.


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