U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon looks at a plaque etched with names of Muslims who were killed during the 1992-1995 war at the Memorial Center in Potocari, near Srebrenica, July 26, 2012. During the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia, Europe's worst massacre sinc
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon carries Olympic torch
Posted : Thursday, 26 July 2012 01:32PM
LONDON (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took up the Olympic flame on Thursday, pacing through central London on the eve of the 2012 Games as the torch made its way to Buckingham Palace.
Ban, dressed in a white tracksuit, smiled and waved at crowds gathered along the relay's last leg in the government district of Westminster.
Ban is due to attend the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday and will take part in events to promote an Olympic truce between warring countries during the games. (Reporting by Matt Falloon, editing by Justin Palmer)
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