|Argentine leader hints AMIA president linked to ‘foreign espionage agency’||
TEHRAN – Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner publicly attacked the head of Buenos Aires’ Jewish community, hinting he was in contact with a foreign espionage agency that knows of a new terror attack planned against Argentina, Haaretz reported on Sunday.
The Argentine president was responding to Guillermo Borger, president of the AMIA Buenos Aires Jewish center, who said the Argentina-Iran agreement to set up a committee to investigate the 1994 bombing of the center, which killed 85 people, “will allow a third bombing in Argentina.”
The pact signed with Tehran has been criticized by Israel and Jewish groups, who fear it could end up weakening the case against Iranian officials.
They also see it as a diplomatic victory for Iran.
According to Reuters, the Argentine president defended the decision to sign a pact with Iran to set up a “truth commission” to investigate the bombing and asked the Argentine Congress on Thursday to approve the accord.
Fernandez has summoned the Congress to a special session on February 28 on the pact, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
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