Saturday, February 2nd 2013 - 19:55 UTC

Jewish organization rejects Argentina/Iran deal to resolve 1994 bombing

Argentina’s leading Jewish organization, AMIA, contrary to a few days ago when meeting Foreign minister Hector Timerman, rejected the deal signed by the government of President Cristina Fernandez and Iran to create an independent international ‘truth commission” to investigate the 1994 terrorist attack on AMIA and demanded the redrafting of a new accord.

AMIA president Borger, Iran can’t be trusted; they deny the holocaust and “my mother has the concentration camp stamped in her arm”

AMIA president Guillermo Borger confirmed rejection of the deal which was also seriously questioned by Israel and the United States, particularly those chapters referred to the questioning of Iranian officials allegedly involved directly or indirectly in Argentina’s bloodiest terrorist attack.

“We are sure that the Argentine Government will approve this decision of a new accord, excluding the commission and a more active role for Argentine courts, because we see their good will to solve the attack, and the AMIA is making everything it can to get to the truth,” Borger assured.

“Creating a new commission, a truth commission, doesn't count with our approval because of the situation the case is in now, it is not necessary to create it when there are pending testimonies and we count with the will of the Argentine judiciary to go to Iran,” he continued.

Minister Timerman met last Tuesday with the heads of AMIA, DAIA and victims' families to explain the agreement signed with Iran to create the “truth commission,” which allows Argentine Judges to question Iran's suspects in Teheran.

Although, at first it seemed that they had agreed with what the minister explained to them, they later showed their concern to the authorities, particularly all the investigation advances by Argentine prosecutors, which “could finally be annulled” since several terms of the deal “are unconstitutional under Argentine rule of the law” .

During the bombing of the AMIA headquarters in downtown Buenos Aires, 85 people were killed and hundreds injured. The several stories building was flattened.

However DAIA and AMIA seem to be divided on the issue. “In 72 hours they have changed their minds three times. It seems internal politics are involved”, said Waldo Wolff, DAIA vice-president.

The two organizations originally had rejected the announcement, then after meeting with Timerman they requested for an annex and now they have rejected the full document.

“We need to re-draft the document, we need a new one, even when it takes time” insisted Borger who described the current deal as untimely and done without consulting the Jewish organizations, victims of the attacks.

“After 19 years and with the evidence collected by prosecutor Alberto Nisman it all seems not to the true. This is unacceptable, and Timerman admitted it could have been a mistake. There is sufficient evidence and suspects must be interrogated by Argentine judges in Argentina”, insisted Borger.

“Iran is theocratic, unreliable, can’t be trusted, fundamentalist and denies the Holocaust. My mother has the concentration camp number stamped in her arm, so they can’t tell me the holocaust never existed. We do not accept Iran as a partner to trust, and much less when it comes to signing deals”, added Borger.

The AMIA president said he was convinced Iran would never hand over any of the suspects, which includes the current Defence minister Ahmad Vahidi. “Timerman told us he has the word from the Iranian government if that was the case, but that statement does not figure in the memorandum”.

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1 Shed-time (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 08:40 pm Report abuse
Did they reject the constitutional requirement of all Argentines to see the Falkland Islands cleansed of all their people? Did they reject the way their fellow member of the Argentine jewry categorically ignored the Falkland islanders right to existence as humans, or right to democratic representation?

Seems they did not.
2 briton (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 09:00 pm Report abuse
Acase of pot=kettle=black.
3 Shed-time (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 09:12 pm Report abuse
“Iran is theocratic, unreliable, can’t be trusted, fundamentalist and denies the Holocaust. My mother has the concentration camp number stamped in her arm, so they can’t tell me the holocaust never existed. We do not accept Iran as a partner to trust, and much less when it comes to signing deals”, added Borger.

Let's do some retyping here, and see what happens, shall we?

“Argentina is peronist, unreliable, can’t be trusted, fundamentalist and denies the outcome of the War of Aggression. My mother has part of a land-mine in her arm and lost a leg when farming, so they can’t tell me the Argentine attempt to ethnically cleanse the islands never happened. We do not accept Argentina as a partner to trust, and much less when it comes to signing deals”, added Geoff

Kind of think AMIA president Guillermo Borger needs to think about his messaging more.
4 briton (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 09:14 pm Report abuse
Iran just lies,
it seems they even lied over that monkey in space.
5 Shed-time (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 09:19 pm Report abuse
@4 Birds of a feather.
6 briton (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 09:33 pm Report abuse
ha ha .
7 LEPRecon (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 10:06 pm Report abuse
But this an't be true!

All the La Campora trolls said that the Argentine Jews supported this 100%!
8 Pirate Love (#) Feb 02nd, 2013 - 11:36 pm Report abuse

i guess this is what happens when you rub shoulders with a fanatical terrorist state, a huge religious sh*t pie, open wide Crustina.....

nevermind, she is still best buddies with Israel. :D
9 juliana_68 (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 01:50 am Report abuse
The Jewish are not welcome in Argentina or in the USA!
10 Shed-time (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 09:34 am Report abuse
@9 I think you meant to say 'the Falkland Islanders' are not welcome in Argentina, as they are to the Argentine Regime what the jewish were to the Nazi Germans.

In this case the jewish seem to be politically aligned to the wishes of the Argentine regime who want deny the existence of the Islanders and want ultimately to see them all destroyed and replaced with 'acceptable' argentinian souls instead. It's called ethic cleansing/genocide and it's illegal under international law.
11 Agent999999999999999999 (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 03:50 pm Report abuse
# 9 is right!
12 ElaineB (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 04:42 pm Report abuse
Iran's former central bank chief was caught entering Germany with a single cheque worth over £40m issued by the Bank of Venezuela.

It all just seems to fit.
13 josefa malvinera (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 06:22 pm Report abuse
Is none of your business!
are you trying to save the british woman sentenced to die in Indonesia for drugs charges?
14 ElaineB (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 06:43 pm Report abuse
@13 Time for your afternoon nap.
15 Shed-time (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 07:07 pm Report abuse
@14 he was probably a delusional psychotic prescribed Thorazine but released from the La Campora run Mental Health facility in order to do the bidding of their fat fuhrer, such as smash up businesses that don't pay protection money.
16 Agent999999999999999999 (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 09:30 pm Report abuse
@14 ElaineBurra
Time for you to drop dead!
17 josefa malvinera (#) Feb 03rd, 2013 - 09:58 pm Report abuse
@14 ElaineBurra
get lost stupid british!
18 Claudina (#) Feb 04th, 2013 - 02:02 am Report abuse
who takes an afternoon nap?
19 Pirate Love (#) Feb 04th, 2013 - 02:54 am Report abuse
16, 17, 18 if this is what classes as superior argentine intelligence,
i would love to see worse argentine inbred retardation, other than their nazi government.

timmerman still selling out the jews in his country i see?
dont worry mr timmerman im sure the new argentine republic populist peoples front of the democratic revolutionary state of patagonia party have booked you and your fellow nazi tards a one way trip to the south atlantic,
enjoy your flight no need to fasten your seatbelt.

Power to the people! and if you can spare it power to buenos aires, its dark!
20 Brit Bob (#) Feb 04th, 2013 - 10:18 am Report abuse
Interesting to note that while other countries have been keeping a wide berth Argentina has increased its trade volumes with Iran by 200% over the past 5-years.
21 briton (#) Feb 04th, 2013 - 06:31 pm Report abuse
9 juliana_
The Jewish are not welcome in Argentina or in the USA!

[Apparently even Argentineans are not welcomed in Argentina no more ? lol

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