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Former UN chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died: Venezuela UN envoy

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 23:42

[UNITED NATIONS] Former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died, Venezuelan UN Ambassador Rafael Dario Ramirez Carreno, president of the UN Security Council for February, said on Tuesday.

Boutros-Ghali, an Egyptian, was 93. He served one five-year term as UN chief from 1992 to 1996. No further details were given. The 15-member Security Council observed a minute's silence.

REUTERS