Pérez de Cuéllar, Ex-UN Chief Dies – He Promoted intercommunal peace talks in Cyprus

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LIMA, Peru — Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, the two-term United Nations secretary-general who brokered a historic cease-fire between Iran and Iraq in 1988 and who in later life came out of retirement to help re-establish democracy in his Peruvian homeland, has died. He was 100.

His son, Francisco Pérez de Cuéllar, said his father died Wednesday at home of natural causes. Current U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the Peruvian diplomat a “personal inspiration.”

“Mr. Pérez de Cuéllar’s life spanned not only a century but...


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Pérez de Cuéllar, Ex-UN Chief Dies – He Promoted intercommunal peace talks in Cyprus


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