CIR: With Erekat death Palestinians lost figure always defended them in int’l arena

Council on International Relations – Palestine (CIR) expressed its sincere condolences on the death of the Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Dr. Saeb Erekat, who died today at 65.

The council said in a statement issued Tuesday, that the Palestinian people lost a patriotic figure who contributed greatly to defending the Palestinian cause in the international arena.

The CIR sent sincere condolences to Erekat family praying Allah to grant them patience and shower him with His mercy.