Timor president turns down UN job

Ramos-Horta says quitting presidency would have been unfair burden on his country.

Ramos-Horta said leaving the presidency would have put an unfair burden on his coountry [GALLO/GETTY]
Ramos-Horta said leaving the presidency would have put an unfair burden on his coountry [GALLO/GETTY]

He narrowly escaped death in February when he was shot by rebels who stormed the presidential compound.

Source: News Agencies

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