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Died, the former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, an architect of peace with Israel

In a Cairo hospital, «as-Salam» on 93-m to year of life died Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who in 1992-1996 Secretary-General of the United Nations. Cause of death not reported. To the hospital policy came with trauma pelvis.

Boutros-Ghali belonged to the Coptic community and was educated in France. It remained for the friends of «Pierre», preferring not Arabic, but French form of the name «Peter». He was married to a Jewish woman who converted to Christianity to marry him. Grandfather policy in the early twentieth century led the government.

The political career of Boutros-Ghali began in 1977, after Egyptian President Anwar Sadat decided to visit in Israel. This led to the resignation of the Minister of foreign Affairs Muhammad Ibrahim Kamal, and Boutros-Ghali actually took place, although never got the coveted portfolio because of religious affiliation. Officially, his post was called «Minister of State for foreign Affairs».

The politician was accompanied by Sadat at the talks in camp David, becoming one of the architects of the peace Treaty with Israel. In the Egyptian delegation, he played the same role, played in the Israeli Moshe Dayan, helping to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.

Your post Boutros-Ghali retained until the early 90s. In 1992 he was replaced as Secretary-General of the UN Javier Perez de Cuellar. He opposed the bombing of Yugoslavia and sought to defeat the failure of the international community to put an end to the genocide in Rwanda.




Died, the former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, an architect of peace with Israel 17.02.2016

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