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Former UN Security Council President Roble Olhaye dies

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Diplomat Roble Olhaye

Roble Olhaye also Djibouti permanent envoy to the United Nations and its Ambassador to the United States has passed away in Washington.


Olhaye was born in 24th April, 1944 and is survived by his wife and his five children.


He was first appointed to the United States in 1988 by then president Hassan Gouled Abtidon, becoming the longest serving ambassador to United States. Before his death he held the post of the Dean of Diplomatic Corps in Washington.


In February 1994 he served the rotating presidency of United Nation Security Council for that month. He also served as the chairman of UN Sanctions Committee for Haiti and also helped organize the first democratic elections in Mozambique in 1994.


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