Ramallah [Palestine], November 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Saeb Erekat, the veteran Palestinian peace negotiator, who was in a critical condition due to COVID-19, died on Tuesday, members of Erekat's inner circle confirmed to Sputnik.
The Fatah movement has also confirmed this information.
The official contracted the infection in mid-October. Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) Erekat's condition had subsequently deteriorated and he was taken to the Jerusalem-based Hadassah medical centre.
The politician's treatment had been also complicated because of a previous lung transplant surgery. (ANI/Sputnik)