Saeb Erekat, Palestinian peace negotiator and one of the most high-profile figures in its leadership since the early 1990’s has died after contracting Coronavirus.
Erekat, a lawmaker from Jericho in the occupied West Bank, was a senior advisor to the Palestine president, Mahmoud Abbas, and also worked for Abba’s predecessor, Yasser Arafat. He served as the secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)