Former president of El Salvador Molina died in the United States

The former president of El Salvador, Colonel Arturo Armando Molina died in the U.S. state of California at the 94th year of life, reported July 19 El Salvador.

This information was confirmed on Twitter by the Republican Party of National Reconciliation (PCN), to which the politician belonged.

According to the newspaper, Molina died in the United States back on July 18. He had been seriously ill for the last months and lived in California.

The politician was president of El Salvador from 1972 to 1977. Despite attempts at some moderate reforms, Molina’s government was characterized by harsh repression of leftist groups.