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 (bo͞o′trōs-gä′lē), Boutros 1922-2016.
Egyptian diplomat who served as secretary-general of the United Nations (1992-1996).
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(ˈbu trɔsˈgɑ li)
Boutros, born 1922, Egyptian diplomat: secretary-general of the United Nations 1992–1996.
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SIR - Seeing Russia as the aggressor in Eastern Europe is to view America as innocent of all aggression in its Nato-led vision of a new world order, instead of the late Boutros Boutros-Ghali's Agenda for Peace, put forward in 1992, as the best peace proposal for the UN when he called on member governments to create a standby peace-keeping army.
It was with infinite sadness that one heard the news of the passing away of Boutros Boutros-Ghali, former secretary-general of the UN.
NEW YORK, Feb 18 (KUNA) -- The UN General Assembly convened a special session on Thursday to pay tribute to Boutros Boutros-Ghali, the UN secretary-general between January 1992 and December 1996 who passed away two days ago at the age of 93.
FORMER United Nations secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died in a Cairo hospital.
FORMER UN Secretary-General Boutros-Ghali has died, aged 93.
Boutros Boutros-Ghali, a veteran Egyptian diplomat who was United Nations Secretary-General from 1992 to 1996, has died at the age of 93, the Security Council announced Tuesday.
Egypt and the UN mourned the death of former UN secretary-general Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 93 at Al-Salam Hospital in Giza.
Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 93, apparently had a good sense of humor.