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Moses Blah; was Liberia’s president after Taylor quit

GANTA, Liberia — Officials say that Moses Blah, the man who served as Liberia’s president for two months after Charles Taylor stepped down, has died in his mid-60s.

Mr. Blah died of a medical condition Monday at the John F. Kennedy Hospital Medical Center in Monrovia.

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Mr. Blah had recently complained of heart troubles.

Mr. Blah was vice president until Taylor stepped down on Aug. 11, 2003. A former ambassador to Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia, Mr. Blah served for two months as president.

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