The Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine liberation Organization Saeb Erekat suffers from pulmonary fibrosis and submitted to the queue for a lung transplant in Israel or the United States. This is the website Ynet.
Reports of significant deterioration in the health of 62-year-old Palestinian policy appeared a few weeks ago. On 10 July, the NRG website reported that Erekat resigned as head of the Palestinian negotiating team and was replaced by General Majid Faraj.
Erekat, one of the architects of the Oslo accords, led a group of more than 20 years. However, in recent years the main channel for contacts between Israel and the Palestinians – Faraj and lawyer Yitzhak Molcho, the special representative of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Let us add that a few days ago was suddenly hospitalized, the Chairman of the Palestinian national authority Abbas Mahmoud. According to official data, the «Rais» was held a scheduled inspection, after which he was discharged.
However, in the Palestinian street began to re-spread the rumors about the critical condition of Abbas, who is 82-th year. Escalated the question about his possible successor.