Argentina’s foreign minister has resigned his membership in the Buenos Aires AMIA Jewish Center that was targeted by a terrorist bomb in 1994.
Argentina wants the United States to help it get to the bottom of a deadly 1994 bombing at the heart of a current political scandal by including the crime in the U.S. nuclear talks with Iran, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.
Argentine Federal Prosecutor Gerardo Pollitica is requesting permission to investigate President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and others members of the Argentine government in the cover-up of Iran’s involvement in the AMIA bombing.
Hector Timerman is at the heart of Argentina’s crisis that erupted with the death of Alberto Nisman. Did the foreign minister loyally serve the nation — or is he a traitor to the Jews?
Anita Weinstein was on the second floor of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires on July 18, 1994 when the ceiling and walls collapsed from the force of a truck bomb outside.
An Argentine prosecutor found dead in mysterious circumstances last month had drafted a request that President Cristina Fernandez be arrested for conspiring to derail his probe into the deadly bombing of a Jewish center, the investigator into his death said on Tuesday.
Two member parties of AMIA have requested that Argentina’s foreign minister, Hector Timerman, be expelled from the Buenos Aires community organization.
The journalist who broke the story of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death has fled the country. Damian Pachter feared for his life as the explosive scoop shakes the country.
In a letter to Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, the Simon Wiesenthal Center called on Argentina to immediately cancel its accord with Iran to investigate the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.
The more isolated Israel becomes, the greater its dependence on Diaspora Jews for support. And that backing may come at an ever-higher cost to those Jews.