The Palestinian National Authority agreed on Wednesday exhumed the corpse of former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat [Unlink]
after new claims that he was poisoned with chemical element polonium-210 in 2004.
A Swiss Institute that examined some of his personal effects provided by his widow, Suha Arafat, for a documentary of the Jazeera high levels of polonium-210 found "surprising" Although the symptoms described in the autopsy of Arafat did not correspond with the radioactive agent, reported Reuters.
The Palestinian Authority said it will approve the request of Suha Arafat removed the remains of her husband of the mausoleum of limestone where rest in the Mas'ha city of Ramallah to carry out an autopsy.
"The authority, as always, is prepared to cooperate fully and pave the way for an investigation into the root causes of the martyrdom of the deceased President," said Nabil Abu Rudeina, spokesman for the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas.
"I want the world to know the truth about the assassination of Yasser Arafat," said Suha Arafat to television station satellite which is headquartered in Qatar.
The widow of Palestinian leader made no direct accusations, but pointed out that Israel and United States considered him an obstacle to peace.