In this file photo taken on November 19, 2013, US President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Senator Richard Lugar. Photo: AFP

‘A man of great decency’: former US senator Richard Lugar, nuclear non-proliferation champion, dies at 87

  • Lugar died peacefully at the Inova Fairfax Heart and Vascular Institute in Virginia due to complications from CIDP, a chronic neurological disorder
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In this file photo taken on November 19, 2013, US President Barack Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Senator Richard Lugar. Photo: AFP
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