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Aloha to former U.S. statesman, Warren Christopher

Former United States Secretary of State, Warren Christopher Former United States Secretary of State, Warren Christopher

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Former United States Secretary of State, Warren Christopher, has died.

The 85 year old statesman died from complications from kidney and bladder cancer, surrounded by his family in California.

Christopher served under President Clinton, and is credited with bringing peace to Bosnia and negotiating the release of American hostages from Iran in 1981.

President Obama credited Christopher by describing him as a "skillful diplomat," and a "faithful American."

Warren Christopher is survived by his wife, four children, and five grandchildren.

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