Veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s peace deal with the Israeli regime, has died
Cairo: Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who helped negotiate his country’s peace deal with the Israeli regime but then clashed with the United States when he served a single term as UN secretary-general, has died. He was 93.
Boutros-Ghali, the scion of a prominent Egyptian Christian political family, was the first UN chief from the African continent. He stepped into the post in 1992 at a time of dramatic world changes, with the collapse of the Soviet Union, the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a unipolar era dominated by the United States. Read more...
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