Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian two-term UN chief, dies at 100

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Former U. N. secretary general Javier Perez de Cuellar has died in Peru he was one hundred years old the BBC's Patricia Golding reports at the quay are served as U. N. chief for most of the nineteen eighties have a parents to quit with the quintessential diplomat he represented Peru in several countries before being appointed to the ultimate diplomatic office as the U. N.'s fifth secretary general had barely taken office so he became an intimate in the Falklands conflict between Britain and Argentina he interceded in disputes in Cyprus in Weston so Hara and secure the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan during the latter part of his tenure the Cold War ended leading to greater international cooperation of the U. N. something that Mr Peres to quiet had long worked towards the B. B. C.'s Patricia Golding

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