Saeb Erekat
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Palestinian minister 'killed in cold blood' says Erekat

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat has said an autopsy report reveals Palestinian government minister Ziad Abu Ein, who died after a confrontation with Israeli soldiers at a protest in the West Bank, was ''killed in cold blood''.

The minister's funeral has been taking place in Ramallah.

However Israel claims Mr Abu Ein, 55, had a heart condition and that he suffered a heart attack brought on by stress.

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