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OPEC Secretary General Barkindo dies at 63

OPEC Secretary General Barkindo dies at 63

Vienna/Abuja, July 6 (UNI/Xinhua) OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo died in Nigeria at the age of 63, the Vienna-based oil organization said Wednesday.
Barkindo was visiting his home country Nigeria to attend an energy conference in the capital city of Abuja, according to an OPEC press statement.
Mele Kyari, head of Nigeria's National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), tweeted on Wednesday morning that Barkindo died at about 11 p.m. (2200 GMT) on Tuesday.

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