Washington: Former US Secretary of State George P Shultz passed away. He was 100 years old. He tried to improve relations with the Soviet Union and make peace in West Asia during the Cold War in the 1980s. He died on Saturday in a home located on the campus of Stanford University.
He was a Fellow at the Hoover Institution, a Thick Tank, and an Emeritus Professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The Hoover Institution reported his death. The reason behind the death has not been given yet. A lifelong Republican, Schutz held several positions in the cabinet. He was Labor Minister, Finance Minister during the tenure of President Richard M Nixon. At the same time, he was the foreign minister during the tenure of President Ronald Reagan.