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UN mourns the death of former Secretary General Boutros Ghali

Naim Youssef

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Friday ,19 February 2016

UN mourns the death of former Secretary General Boutros Ghali

UN mourned the death of veteran Egyptian diplomat and the first United Nations Secretary-General from Africa, Boutros Ghali who passed away yesterday at the age of 93. UN mourned the death of veteran Egyptian diplomat and the first United Nations Secretary-General from Africa, Boutros Ghali who passed away yesterday at the age of 93. 

The UN Security Council announced Mr. Boutros-Ghali's death this morning, after which the 15-member body held a moment of silence. 
 
Egypt held massive military funeral, led by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.