Palestinian officials have called for an international inquiry into Yasser Arafat's death in November 2004, the BBC reported.
Al Jazeera reported in a documentary that Arafat was poisoned.The Swiss scientists examined Arafat's belongings contained high levels of polonium, highly radioactive element.
The Tunisian government has called for an international inquiry into the issue and an emergency meeting of the Arab League. Riyad al-Mansouri, the Palestinian foreign minister, said his government backed Tunisian call on the Voice of Palestine radio, Al Jazeera reported.
He said, the Palestine "people are all anxious to know all the details surrounding Arafat's death, so we can close this file," Al Jazeera reported.
The Institut de Radiophysique's scientist in Lausanne, Switzerland, said the examination of Arafat's bones would provide conclusive evidence for poisoning.Scientist examined his clothes, toothbrush and kaffiyeh to cnculde that he may be poisoned, Al Jazeera, which conducted nine months investigation, reported.
Suha Arafat, the late Palestine leader's wife, has requested Arafat's body to be exhumed to reveal the reason behind the death of her husband. She objected post-mortem on his body in 2004.
The BBC reported that many Palestinians believe Arafat was poisoned by Israel, which placed him under house arrest and considered him as an obstacle in the peace process. Israel denied the allegation.
Arafat led the Palestine Liberation Organization for 35 years and became the first president of the Palestine Authority in 1996, the BBC reported.
The BBC reported that he fell ill in October 2004. After two weeks, he was flown into a French military hospital in Paris, where he died at the age of 75 on Nov. 11, 2004.
"At least I've done something to explain to the Palestinian people, to the Arab and Muslim generation all over the world, that it was not a natural death, it was a crime," Suha Arafat told Al Jazeera.