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Arafat wasn’t poisoned, Russian scientists conclude

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MOSCOW — A Russian probe into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has found no trace of radioactive poisoning, the chief of the government agency that conducted the study said today.

Vladimir Uiba, the head of the Federal Medical and Biological Agency, said the agency had no plans to conduct further tests.

“It was a natural death; there was no impact of radiation,” Uiba said, according to Russian news agencies.

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