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Former Chief Cuellar Who Led UN Through Iran-Iraq War, Dies Aged 100

File photo of  Javier Perez de Cuellar. (Reuters)

File photo of Javier Perez de Cuellar. (Reuters)

My dad died after a complicated week. He is resting in peace," his son Francisco Perez de Cuellar said.

Lima: Former UN chief Javier Perez de Cuellar, who led the world body during the Iran-Iraq war and the civil war in El Salvador, died Wednesday in his native Peru, his son said.

"My dad died after a complicated week. He died at 8:09 pm tonight (0109 GMT Thursday) and is resting in peace," Francisco Perez de Cuellar told RPP radio.

first published:March 05, 2020, 12:59 IST