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The attack in the AMIA: ex-Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will stand trial

The ex-President of Argentina, Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will stand trial on charges of attempting to conceal the involvement of Iran in the terrorist attack at the Jewish community center of Buenos Aires (AMIA) in 1994, which killed 85 people.

According to the news Agency AP, with Kirchner to stand trial 11 former Argentine authorities. The start date of the process is not appointed yet.

The court of appeal informed Argentina ordered to resume the investigation of the terrorist attack to AMIA.

Recall that on 18 July 1994 an unknown assailant blew up the car near the building of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, which killed 85 people, 330 others injured. Argentine prosecutors concluded that the attack was Iran and Hezbollah, however, under pressure of President Carlos Menem local law enforcement delay the investigation for ten years.

The Federal Prosecutor of Argentina Alberto Nisman, investigating the terrorist attack to AMIA, accused Kirchner, former Argentine foreign Minister Hector Timerman and their accomplices in the secret negotiations with Iran regarding the evasion from the issuance of the court responsible for the attacks in Buenos Aires in the 1990-ies in exchange for Iranian oil and weapons.

In January 2015, Nisman was found dead in his apartment. The special police investigator who checked out the evidence from the scene, came to the conclusion that Nisman shot in the head, and it was not a suicide, as stated in the beginning. The widow of the deceased also said earlier that her husband was killed, and blamed Iran.

The attack in the AMIA: ex-Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will stand trial 06.03.2018

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