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Global tributes for Lee Kuan Yew

Tributes to Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew have been pouring in from around the world.

Tributes to Singapore's former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew have been pouring in from around the world.

It is perhaps symbolic of how Mr Lee turned the country into an economic powerhouse that he is being widely praised from Beijing to Washington.

Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Mr Lee was "widely respected by the international community as a strategist and a statesman"

Here are some of the other tributes pouring in starting with the words of Australia's Foreign Minister.

  • 23 Mar
  • From the section Asia