Skip to comments.Russia helping on Arafat exhumation: Abbas
Posted on 11/13/2012 12:17:21 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
Palestinians are coordinating with Russia, as well as Swiss and French experts, on the exhumation of late president Yasser Arafat, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Sunday.
Arafat died in a French military hospital near Paris on November 11, 2004 and French experts were unable to say what had killed him, with many Palestinians convinced he was poisoned by Israel.
"We are currently in coordination with the French investigators, the Swiss experts, and also the Russian government to open the tomb," Abbas said in a speech marking the eighth anniversary of Arafat's death.
His comments were the first time Palestinian officials have said that Russia is involved in the new investigation into Arafat's death.
"We hope for new facts that we can tell our people and the public," Abbas said, adding that the investigation was "bigger and more important" that the "media uproar" created by an Al-Jazeera inquiry into Arafat's death.
French prosecutors opened a murder inquiry in August after Al-Jazeera television broadcast an investigation in which Swiss experts said they had found high levels of radioactive polonium on Arafat's personal effects.
A French team is due to arrive in Ramallah on November 26 to begin work on exhuming the body, Palestinian sources told AFP last month, adding that Swiss experts would arrive at the same time for an operation that could take "several weeks or a month."
Polonium is a highly toxic substance rarely found outside military and scientific circles.
It was used to kill former Russian spy turned Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko, who died in 2006 in London shortly after drinking tea laced with the poison.
The French murder inquiry was opened in late August at the request of Arafat's widow Suha, who had refused to give her permission for an autopsy at the time of his death.
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do they honestly think anyone gives a rat’s ass damn what killed their murderous basturd?
I’m sure the paliscum paid lots of (our) money to someone to try and pin his (well deserved) death on Israel and/or any Jewish person or group.
In a reasonable world, the palitrash and any jihadists would be locked away from civil society and its modern conveniences.
Rabid animals should never be coddled.
I want to help with the exhumation. Please put 500 pounds of C4 on top of the casket and let me trigger it off.
He had the thin man’s disease.
>>>>do they honestly think anyone gives a rats ass damn what killed their murderous basturd?
Smells like another set-up to smear Israel. Most of the news from 2007 seemed to confirm rumors that Arafat died from AIDS. That they are now “coordinating” the exhumation with Russia (which means Putin), which was responsible for earlier radiation poisonings, bodes ill for the outcome.
Connecting some dots: the body is exhumed and found to have “suspicious” levels of radioactivity. The press blames Israel, just at the time that pro-Israel/US people in our CIA and military are being purged by means of sex scandals.
Perhaps a way to fan both US distrust and Arab/Muslim hatred toward helping Israel should it go to war with Iran?
Get ready, its coming, the setup is a stacked deck. Arafat autopsy will yield results as ‘death by jooplonium poison’.
Putin wants people to think that the JOOOS are killing off his critics to make him look bad just like they killed Arafat.
Europe has basically slipped back into the primordial goop.
Why did they make a pretense they didn't want to be a part of the Easter Block, and play in the same sandbox with the enemies of modern society?
Russia? The Palestinians? An honest inquiry? LOL
Da Joooos did it! Da Joooos did it...
Europe just can't help itself. Joooos, now there's where the problems of the world start and end.
Insert throw up sound here...
If the Russians are involved, you bet your sweet bippy they’ll find Polonium. It’s no different from a police stop where they’ve already determined they’ll find illegal drugs before they’ve even asked nicely for permission to search your vehicle.
I believe that's J1P1933 on the periodic table.
Exhumation will found a nation?
Arafat was definitely poisoned! Alahu Akbar!
By the beard if the prophet, you Israeli pigs will pay!
Looks like they will dig up just about anyone to stir up the fires of mujahadeen revenge and jihad.
I think we should dig up Lieutenant Stephen Decatur,THE SCOURGE OF THE BARBARY PIRATES, and set him on the flying bridge of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, named after Decatur’s original command.
My bones are more powerful than yours!
Lets look at a hypothetical for a moment:
Say they find “some kind of evidence” that Arafat was poisoned (doesn’t matter if it is the truth or not, or if they could even figure out HOW or by WHO poisoned him, if that is what they find). With the powderkeg that is the Middle East today - plus the involvement of the Russians - and Bible prophecy that some say points to Russia as a part of coming “end-times” events against Israel...
Seriously - what happens if they find evidence of poisoning, and say that the CAN trace it to Israel (which I don’t believe would be possible) - will we see an all-out war/attack on Israel? I’m sure plenty of Muslims would be more than happy to sign on to that.
Wow. I hope they don’t find anything.
They might get angry.