Wednesday, September 26th 2012 - 06:55 UTC

Argentina and Iran to discuss bombings in Buenos Aires in the nineties

President Cristina Fernández announced that Argentina and Iran will meet to discuss the two bombings of Jewish targets in the 1990's, attacks in which Iran was accused by Argentine courts of playing a role.

“I must tell you I expect results from this meeting” said Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernández announced the meeting during her speech on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly. She said the discussions would take place at the foreign ministry level on the sidelines of the annual gathering of UN member states.

“I must tell you I expect results from this meeting,” the Head of State said.

Argentine courts have accused Iran of sponsoring a 1994 attack on a Buenos Aires Jewish centre that killed 85 people.

That assault came two years after a group linked to Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on the Israeli embassy in the Argentine capital, which killed 29. Tehran has denied links to either attack.

“The bombings at the AMIA and Israel embassy still are an open wound for us, the Argentine people” the president assured as she highlighted that any decision over Tehran's proposals will be analyzed by the National Congress and the victims' families will also be consulted.

Cristina Fernandez said during her speech that she had received Iran's meeting request last Wednesday. “My country that insists on dialogue, has decided to instruct its Foreign Minister to hold a bilateral meeting in the sidelines of the UN General Assembly”, she continued.

Iran has vehemently denied any role in the bombings for the past two decades, and it was unclear whether its decision to agree to a meeting now was related to mounting international pressure over its nuclear program.

Under sanctions and increasingly isolated due to its nuclear program, Tehran has few allies and needs friends. Argentina is also on the 35-nation board of the U.N. nuclear watchdog, where Iran's nuclear program is a key issue.

Nevertheless, Cristina Fernandez was careful to say that she would consult victims of the bombings during any talks - highlighting the political sensitivities she faces in Argentina, which is home to Latin America's largest Jewish population.

She also reiterated a previous offer to have courts in a third-party country investigate the bombings. To that effect she mentioned the Lockerbie case when a US passenger plane was blown up in the air by a bomb in the luggage. The case involving Libyan officials was brought to court in Holland.
 

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1 Pete Bog (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 09:19 am Report abuse
And these are the people Argentina wantys to be buddies with, hmmmmmmm
2 KretinaKK (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 10:16 am Report abuse
Nobody is really surprised that Cristina would rub elbows with Iran subhuman garbage murderers, it's part of Argentine history:
Evita and Juan Domingo Perón, great friends and supporters of the Nazi party, received literally millions of dollars worth of Jewelry and works of art from the Nazi murderers that escaped persecution in Germany and Poland when world war II ended. Most of these Nazi murderers settled in the province of Córdoba, and some in the province of Buenos Aires. Some of these works of are now hang in the Casa Rosada (whorehouse) and Cristina is owner of some of these jewels which have blood on them. She is just as much a Nazi collaborator and should be judged as much!
3 Santa Fe (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 11:34 am Report abuse
Maybe Argentina could discuss the illegal invasion in 1982

I await the trolls response mentioning 1833 and the made up history of UK invading the falklands.
4 Rosarino (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 11:49 am Report abuse
KretinaKK, you are an increible liar- Becoming by you, all argentines are nazis; you don´t know nothing of history-
We receive, after war, lot of germans, italians, spaniards, polacos, jewish, etc etc, from anywhere -
RUNNING AWAY FROM WAR-
WE FEED THE ENGLISH PEOPLE FOR 5 YEARS-

We stay neutral because our ship´s wasn´t sunk by germans (because they respect Peron) and was very convenient for you people-
If Peron was support germans, please tell me why Graf Spee stop in Montevideo URUGUAY, and not in Buenos Aires ,you jerk-

We receive a lot of people-
And lot of technicians from German; same people used for EEUU AND YOUR LOVELY COUNTRY for develop weapons more advanced than you have, because germans are very good more than you in technical issues-
Cristina is a nazi colaborator?
What kind of weed you smoke?
Cocaine therapy maybe?
Or just you don´t eat the blue pil this morning?

IRAN KNOWS and ARGENTINA KNOWS this stuff have solution for victims whit DIALOGUE-
Talking whit iranians, people probably get justice, there´s no way to get the responsibles of the AMIA or Embassy of Israel whitout iranian responsibles-

COUNTRIES WHO DONT WANT TO TALK HAS NO REASON -
NO DIALOGUE, NO ADVANCE, NO SOLUTIONS, MORE CONFLICTS-

Iranians are most intelligent than you-

Regards-
5 KretinaKK (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 12:12 pm Report abuse
Kretina's sister in law - Alicia Kirchner, who looks exactly like Nestor Kirchner with a cheap blond wig and designer glasses - was actually involved with the military dictatorship and now has a ridiculous organization called “Kolina” that supposedly helps socially disadvantaged people in Argentina's poor neighborhoods, however of course, she can't explain the $$$ millions that get funnelled to “Kolina” of course by the corrupt sister-in-law Kretina. Also, Kirchner is said to have Nazi relatives, I mean “Kirchner” doesn't sound Italian or Spanish to me - sounds German and possibly Nazi.
6 EnginnerAbroad (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 12:51 pm Report abuse
@4

Out of intrest (and I know the answer, becuase I have visted the town) after the sinking of the Graf Spee, which Country did the officers and crew come to live in? A clue it wasnt Uruguay!

Person (father was german, peron was also in the milatry which at the time containe dmany 1st and 2nd generation germans who were sympathetic to rise of a strong Germany) is well known for being a supporter of facist states (Franco, Mousolinie and Hitler) he changed his support in the late 1940s and started supplying food to Europe (and by the way at this time the majority of trading in Argetnina was controled by British Expats, this is why the Fi issue was brought out by Peron, in order to whip up nationilst sentimdent and drive them out) in an attempt to escape being branded as facist himself. Peronism drew on many aspects of facism i.e. one strong leader who must be allwoed to do what is best for the people (we are currently seeing this ideiolgy from CFK at the moment) as well as the use of patriotic speaches and the use of nationists socialsums to control the population, controls on press freedoms etc, it has now evolved to appear as if it encompasses all aspects ofr the politcal spectrum, and it is this that makes it hard to attack by opposition parties.

If Peron was seriously anti-Nazi he would not of allowed Nazi war criminals fleeing trial in Europe to call Argetnina home. Of course there was also a sizeable fee for this service.

@5 CFK is a 4/5th generation Argentine. her mothers side of the family was itlaian I believe and her fathers side Spanish. Nestors family on the other hand was Croation on his mothers side and Swiss-German on his fathers side.
7 KretinaKK (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm Report abuse
Kretina Kirchner's mother's name is Ofelia Wilhelm - doesn't sound very Italian to me! The old bag Ofelia is still around, but of course never says a word about her Korrpt daughter!
8 EnginnerAbroad (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 01:01 pm Report abuse
@7 quite right I appologise. Her mother was of German descent. I got that bit wrong
9 Idlehands (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 02:06 pm Report abuse
We need to wait until the disucssion in the meeting leaks out before we can hurl abuse at CFK. To be honest she looks as pissed off with Iran as she is with the UK. What I want to know is what the Iranians want - we know what Argentina wants.
10 Simon68 (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 02:59 pm Report abuse
Funnily enough the chief of the East German Stasi (secret police) was a Mr. Kirchner!!!!!!
11 2012 (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 03:52 pm Report abuse
Stop blaming the “parents”...of CFK. Bfair= Parents don't control “grown up children”.
If you do so, then former USA president George Bush (senior) should be prosecuted for bringning to this world the BIGGEST CRIMINAL IN THE USA HISTORY known as George Bush Jr. for invading Iraq without any reason and causing the USA to suffer the WORST ECONOMY SINCE the 1924/1936 GREAT DEPRESSION.
CONTINUED DEMOSTRATIONS OF THE USA OCCUPY PROTESTORS CONTINUES...... EMBARRING THE USA WORLDWIDE....
ANY SOLUTION?
NO
THE USA OCCUPY PROTESTORS WILL CONTINUE.....
12 slattzzz (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 04:25 pm Report abuse
Crikey Sussie that was an outburst, don't you think it's time to go home to your beloved rgenweener now and stop sponging off our cousins across the pond, don't forget to change your dollars for pesos at customs then get your arse streetside
13 Ringwind (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 06:00 pm Report abuse
The FBI uses polygraphs to eliminate suspects. www.goodreads.com/review/show/337485161
14 reality check (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 06:23 pm Report abuse
@4
First of all you did not “feed the English for five years.” You sold them the food for five years and made a lot of money doing it. Which was then put into Briish ships and brought back to feed British people, at the cost of the lifes of thousands of British and yes, other nationalities brave Merchant Seaman.

As for the Graf Spee, it's irrelevent where she dropped anchor, under the maritime law of the time she was allowed to stay for a limited period to make repairs and tend to the wounded, then she had to sail, or be interned for the remainder of hostilities. Thanks to British Intelligence, Langsdord was fooled into believing a superior British Fleet was waiting for him when he came out. He chose to scuttle her to save his the lifes of his crew. Langsdorf probably chose Uruguay because of the German Consular services were better in Uruguay and it was therefore easier to communicate with the fatherland.

As for Peron, he was a nazi supporter, who stayed neutral thinking the Nazis would win the war and Argentina would gain British possessions in the South Atlantic, the Falkland Islands primarily, as a reward for his support.

Those are the true facts and not your nationalistic view of them.
15 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 06:24 pm Report abuse
Some characters went to see their records in the guiness book.

Cinderella came back after five minutes and full of joy exclaimed:
“I'm still the most beautiful in the world”

Then Tom Thumb went in and within minutes left happy shouting:
“Still no one smaller than me”

Dumbo came out happy and then flapping his ears said:
“I'm still the only flying elephant”

Ali Baba came in escorted by his 40 thieves. After 10 minutes he came out full of rage and insulting:
“Who the fuck is Cristina Kirchner and his cabinet”
16 briton (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 07:17 pm Report abuse
I must tell you I expect results from this meeting,” the Head of State said.

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what you want, and what you get, are two entirly different things ...
17 toooldtodieyoung (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 07:46 pm Report abuse
“Argentina and Iran to discuss bombings in Buenos Aires in the nineties”

“I must tell you I expect results from this meeting,” the Head of State said.

I can't help but picture KFC whispering ”Next time do it right!” to her Iranian counterpart. other than that lord knows why they are meeting.
18 Rosarino (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 08:26 pm Report abuse
14- Please read more history you can´t pay any penny for that food-
WE FEED YOU AND YOU NEVER PAY NOTHINGGGGGG----
YOU PAY LATER WHIT STUFF SUCH AS GLOSTER METEORS and other shit you build, so we support you when declare inconvertible your pound-
Read more and the write-
About Graf Spee, Peron refused the ship to stay in Buenos Aires- The marines of the Graf Spee decided to live here and Uruguay...so what?
We receive english to? EVEN ISLANDERS.....what´s the difference?

Mr. Enginerr, the model of ARMY most capable in 1938 was the Germans-
Argentina, Chile, and others countries use this models and read a lot of german literature (SOUND TO YOU SCHLIFEN? VON CLAUSEWITZ? MOLTKE?)
Even today is literature very used in EATON for example-
I don´t care about Nestor y Cristina, but her is my president and you are says lot of wrong things-
Example: Kirchner´s mothers is CHILEAN: Kirchner in spanish mean “MEN OF CHURCH”...in spanish would be IGLESIAS.
VERY COMMON IN LATINAMERICA-
Fernandez: “SON OF FERNANDO” - EZ (end of the word) IS A MUSLIM SOUND - AND INDICATED YOU ARE THE SON OF SOMEONE-
Is she muslim friendly?
PEREZ, FERNANDEZ, GALINDEZ, GONZALEZ , GIMENEZ, was the most commons-

BY THE WAY, if you heard about JORGE LUIS BORGES, please read something bout him: YOUR ROOT OF LANGUAGE WAS THE OLD GERMAN

So I can say you are a nazi friendly?

By the way, is not the same to be fascist to nazi: NAZI suppose IDEOLOGY; fascism NO-

Chau, no tienen un soto de cultura para ningun debate, solo estan aqui para poner boludeces en contra de cualquier argentino-
19 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 08:59 pm Report abuse
Seems ahmadinejad came out of the meeting happy that argentina and iran will forge a new partnership. So much for justice for the jews if asslips can make friends with someone, anyone. First iran....next north korea. Such lofty goals.
Sorry jewish argentines, you're not real latinos.
20 briton (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 09:47 pm Report abuse
YOUR ROOT OF LANGUAGE WAS THE OLD GERMAN
No it was not,

But yours was definitely Spanish .
21 Rosarino (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 10:33 pm Report abuse
20-briton: You know more than Borges.....jjajajajjajjjaaaa....very good, very good-
Your island was colonized first by Vikings, becoming saxons, and later by Normandos (from france)-

Language roots...yes. GERMAN....you own to them your first words.....
What about Eduardo VIII? germanofilo? racist? Your KING?

My roots, same al latin roots was LATIN... salame-

CAPITAN POOPY : are you jewish?
www.lanacion.com.ar/1511850-ahmadinejad-busca-acercarse-a-la-argentina
La Nacion is an OPPOSITE NEWSPAPER to Cristina-
“Jewish community is satisfied ”
”The Delegation of Argentine Jewish Associations (CS) today welcomed the dialogue that will keep Argentina and Iran to clarify the AMIA bombing in 1994”

CLARIFY is the search of the truth and JUSTICE for the victims, and thats is the only important. no matter if you are jewish or idiot-

Saludos
22 briton (#) Sep 26th, 2012 - 10:46 pm Report abuse
to the expert,
1, Your island was colonized first by Vikings [wrong]
only partly, and was defeated.

2, becoming saxons
not via the vikings....
3,
Normandos (from france
normans, were not french, they were normans, france as you know it, did not exist ecept in part,
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4,Language roots...yes. GERMAN....you own to them your first words.....
What about Eduardo VIII? germanofilo? racist? Your KING
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LATIN boy LATIN ,
and as YOU were not alive over a thousand years ago, HOW do you know he was a racist, [ Prove it ]

once again, british opinions are better than your facts,
even if we are slightly out of zinc,

tut tut.
23 reality check (#) Sep 27th, 2012 - 07:01 am Report abuse
@18
What crap. you really distort history don't you. Trying to make it sound like you were benevolent and charitable, “Giving” food to the poor British. Load of tosh, you sold it and when you could not get hard currency you took payment in kind, simple. The meteors put you years ahead of any other S American country in jet technology, they were worth their weight in gold to you. The only country in South America and the 6th in the world to have the technology at the time. How did you get it? simple you traded food for it. So do not try and soft soap people in to thinking your charity helped save the poor British, because it did not. Oh, nice of you to sell grain to Spain at TWICE! the market price too! really charitable.
24 briton (#) Sep 27th, 2012 - 12:26 pm Report abuse
WARSHIPS are arriving on the Clyde as part of the largest tactically-focused military exercise in Europe
Royal Navy ships involved include Type 23 Frigates, HMS Kent and HMS St Albans, and mine hunters HMS Penzance,HMS Cattistock, HMSHurworth and HMS Bangor
We are fed up with you,
Are you ready.
no no no no no no no .
learn it, the answer is no,
Losers ..
25 Captain Poppy (#) Sep 27th, 2012 - 01:15 pm Report abuse
Some levity:

Q: What's the difference between a Christina Kirchner and a trampoline?
A: You take off your shoes before you jump on a trampoline.

Q: What's the difference between a Christina Kirchner and a prostitute?
A: The prostitute gives value for the money she takes.

Q: What's the difference between a dead skunk in the road and a dead Kirchner in the road?
A: Vultures will eat the skunk.

Q: What's the difference between a Christina Kirchner and a catfish?
A: One is an ugly, scum sucking bottom-feeder and the other is a fish.

Q: Why should the Kirchners be buried 100 feet deep?
A: Because deep down, they're really good people.

Q: What happens when you cross a pig with a Peronist?
A: Nothing. There are some things a pig won't do.

Q. How many Kirchners does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A. Just one, but it really gets screwed.

Q: How many Peronists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: It's irrelevant; they still don't know they're in the dark!
26 Rosarino (#) Sep 27th, 2012 - 05:04 pm Report abuse
briton: where is Normandia Today?

What a jerk you are- You are english by accident, says thank to germans to help you speak-

And what is “probe it”- He´s was NAZI FRIENDLY, and Mr. Churchill was very concern about that- NAZY= RACIST
Did you know or read something about Churchill? Does he respect that king?
Your ocean was “Oceanus Germanicus” for years!

reality check: check your souerces, we take the meteors BECAUSE YOU WON´T PAY-
You declare the pound inconvertible and the contract INTRANSFERIBLE-
You never paid in the way “ agreement of the contract”

Listen, i was thinking maybe your british shareolders can accept books of Evita y Peron....waht do you think? It would be possible?

I´ts give you more culture, for sure-

Regards!

For Briton: i was looking a BBC documental about your first normand king, William The Bastard- (the Hastings, William the Conqueror of course)-

This Bastard, sorry, Conqueror, keeps for him all titles of land in England: and he divided among his courtiers the land of old saxons-
He was the the first monastic socialist in the world?

What Cristina does today has examples in your own history.
27 briton (#) Sep 27th, 2012 - 06:18 pm Report abuse
26 Rosarino
Why don’t you stop insulting?
Is this your way to show us all the extent of your education?

We don’t talk to fools, that cry when they learn the truth,
Instead of indoctrination,
One Last Time
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1, where is Normandia Today?
It does not exist,,
2, you are English by accident, says thank to germans////
[if you cant tell the difference between German, as in Germany, and Germanic tribes as in the year 440AD, then you education is so far below us, we cannot possibly talk again,…

3, Does he respect that king?
Your ocean was “Oceanus Germanicus” for years!
OCEAN, PACIFIC, no ocean germanicus,??????????

4, reality check: check your souerces, we take the meteors BECAUSE YOU WON´T PAY
[ METEORS]
Are from space, ?????????????
5, he divided among his courtiers the land of old Saxons
[so not Vikings then ]

6, What Cristina does today has examples in your own history
[the only thing we have in common with your leader,]
Is that we may come from the same branch, but not necessarily the same tree, in Africa,
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7, your insults are very interesting and very abnormal,
[ Try] [ PLEB]
Goodbye.
.
28 reality check (#) Sep 27th, 2012 - 06:47 pm Report abuse
@26
I think you need to check your sources, “We take” because they won't not pay. You seem to have a penchant for taking things and vast experience of not paying or honouring contracts.

Nice to see you agree with me, when I say any aid supplied by Argentina was paid for and not donated to the cause of defeating nazism out of any sense of being on the right side. So you and your like stop bleating on how you saved us by feeding us for five yearss, we bought it from you, just like we did from Brazil, Uruguay the US and anyone else willing to sell to us.

Gloster G.41 Meteor F.Mk.IV in Argentine service

The Argentine Meteor history is a nice tale.

To pay off the rather large debt to the Argentine government accumulated by the UK during WW II a deal was struck late 1947 to supply a serious number of airplanes to Argentina. Britain would supply 50 ex RAF Meteors and 50 specifically produced for the Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina, FAA), 10 Avro Lancaster and 20 Avro Lincoln bombers and a whole bunch of smaller planes.

The transaction caused an uproar with the US Government but somehow Attlee's socialist UK government bulldozed the deal through and the first Meteors were delivered to the FAA in March 1948.

You were'nt force to take anything, your militar ymust have come in their pants at the chance to have this kit. It was payment for everyhing you supplied us with and sadly it provided a regional bully with more clout than it deserved and would in normal circumstances, not have for another decade or so.
29 ProRG_American (#) Oct 01st, 2012 - 10:13 pm Report abuse
Great positive news! This may certainly be the light at the end of the tunnel for those of us wanting justice. This is certainly a step in the right direction. Perhaps we can have a trial a-la-Lockerbie in this case.

28 reality check (#) Your description of the post WWII British arms sales to Argentina is well detailed and quite correct. Britain dis thsi in many areas of the world, and all with Marshall Plan money too. That is one reaswon why the USA was to pissed off, and not being able to widthstand the fact that Argentina had a more modern air force as well.
30 2012 (#) Oct 02nd, 2012 - 06:58 pm Report abuse
@27 briton....La Isolda Pavota taking Jack the Ripper web post...jejeje....

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