US Secretary of State, John Kerry accepts France’s 2nd highest honour, the Legion d’honneur in the presence of the His Highness the Aga Khan and thanked the Aga Khan for peace efforts around the world

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“Your Highness, thank you so much.

My friend, the Aga Khan, I am deeply appreciative for our friendship and for your efforts for peace around the world.”

– John Kerry, US Secretary of State

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Saturday, December 10, 2016,  at the Quai d’Orsay, the French Foreign Ministry in Paris, France.

Three days before His Highness’s 80th birthday, US Secretary of State, John Kerry was awarded France’s second highest honour – Legion d’honneur (Legion of Honor) in the presence of government officials and His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan.

In accepting the honor, Secretary of State Kerry was deeply appreciative of the relationships between France and the US and in his introductory remarks gave tribute to His Highness for his efforts for peace around the world.
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