Annan says son was right to repay car duties


By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 25 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Wednesday his son was doing the right thing by repaying Ghana the import duties he avoided by buying a luxury car in his father's name. A lawyer for the secretary-general's son, Kojo Annan, disclosed on Tuesday that his client had falsely claimed in 1998 that a Mercedes station wagon he bought was for his father. "I think it was essential that he paid the money," Kofi Annan told Reuters ...

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