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Boutros-Ghali, Boutros

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishBoutros-Ghali, BoutrosBoutros Boutros-GhaliBou‧tros-Gha‧li, Boutros /ˌbuːtrɒs ˈɡɑːli $ -trəʊs-/  (1922–) an Egyptian politician who was the Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1992 to 1996. He was criticized because many people thought that the UN should have done something to stop the civil war and genocide in Rwanda. Boutros-Ghali was the first UN Secretary-General who was not elected for a second time. From 1997 to 2002 he was the Secretary-General of La Francophone, an international organization of French-speaking countries.
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