Monday, February 11th 2013 - 04:52 UTC

Argentina/Iran accord increases crossfire between government and Jewish community

A new crossfire has emerged between the Argentine President Cristina Fernandez and the Jewish community over the agreement reached by the Argentine government with Iran to investigate the 1994 bombing of a Jewish institution in Buenos Aires which left 85 dead and hundreds injured, and remains unresolved.

Former International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno Ocampo: “the risks of the truth commission”

The Jewish community has rejected the deal and called for a new accord insisting that the work over the years by Argentine prosecutors and judges should be included and question the creation of a ‘truth commission’.

Former International Criminal Court prosecutor and Argentine Jewish community advisor Luis Moreno Ocampo assured on Sunday that there is “the risk that Iran could use the ‘truth commission’ to hide the responsibility of those responsible for the crimes.”

Ocampo, currently advising DAIA and AMIA Jewish organizations on the agreement pointed out that the Jewish organizations “have questioned the accord and asked not to risk the investigation led by Argentine prosecutors and judges or any conclusions they may reach in the future.”

In a written statement, the former prosecutor warned that “if the Truth Commission acts in bad faith, this could hinder the investigation and the legitimacy of the Argentine justice’s actions.”

“The main concern is that the success or failure of these efforts would depend on the commission member’s capability or integrity, because they are going to evaluate the veracity of the information obtained so far,” he explained.

“If possible, it would be good to know the names of those being considered to take part in the commission,” he added.

“The Senate is the constitutional environment where all the doubts created by this initiative can be cleared up in order to find some common ground,” Moreno Ocampo said.

He made these statements after a new exchange between the Argentine government and the Jewish organizations mainly because of the creation of the investigative commission.

On Saturday President Cristina Fernández criticized the head of the AMIA Jewish community Guillermo Borger for saying that the agreement with Iran as it stands does not impede a possible third terrorist attack.

“The people and the Judiciary deserve to know” about a possible third terrorist attack said Cristina Fernandez by way of her personal Twitter account.

“I consider Borger to be a respectable person. What could he possibly have up his sleeve to make such an affirmation? If there were to be a terrorist attack because of the agreement with Iran, who would be the intellectual and physical mastermind?”.

From Río Gallegos, where she travelled to spend the long weekend, the Argentine president added that “it’s clear that it could never be the signatory countries” and then questioning, “could it be those who have rejected the agreement? Countries, people, or intelligence services? Who?”

“I think that the Argentine people and the Judiciary in particular deserve to know what Guillermo Borger, the head of the AMIA knows”, concluded Cristina Fernandez.

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1 Frank (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 07:06 am Report abuse
'“I think that the Argentine people and the Judiciary in particular deserve to know what Guillermo Borger, the head of the AMIA knows”, concluded Cristina Fernandez.'
Guillermo Borger knows that KFC is a two faced scheming fascist cow, thats what Guillermo Borger knows....
2 Shed-time (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 08:37 am Report abuse
Guillermo Borger knows that pathological liar Timmershylock sold them out in exchange for a pound of flesh, with help from some of the offspring of the escaped Nazis.

He also that they outwardly support the ethnic cleansing of the Falklands, after its theft, and that Israel supplied weapons to Argentina (1982) in order to kill British people.

So, he knows more than he's saying.
3 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 01:46 pm Report abuse
Easily obvious the the government of rgentina is not a government for all the people of rgentina, just the ruling elite and the poor the elite exploit and the work/middleclass the elite can blame the problems on.
4 yankeeboy (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 01:49 pm Report abuse
“The main concern is that the success or failure of these efforts would depend on the commission member’s capability or integrity

That's going to be pretty hard using Rgs and Iranians!!

CFK is desperate
desperation does funny things to people
think of cornered animals biting and lashing out
5 jorge_68 (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 03:02 pm Report abuse
She is not “desperate”.
All JEWISH people have the choice to return to Israel if they need more “security”.
6 golfcronie (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 03:11 pm Report abuse
All Spanish, Portugese, German, English,Welsh,Uruguan, Brazilian should leave Argentina to its own fate. Argentina may not exist for long under CFK government.
You voted for or got paid to vote for her.
I lived in Argentina for 2and a half years and found the majority of Argentinians very polite but were work shy.
7 jorge_68 (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 03:16 pm
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8 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 03:32 pm Report abuse
#6 I feel the world, includinh SA are slowly and discreetly puching rgentina to the scraping your show when you step in dog shit. Now that chubby chavo is dead, they have no real allies, at least ones with some money.
9 golfcronie (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 05:00 pm Report abuse
@ 7
And your point is?
10 gay from London (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 05:22 pm Report abuse
@ 8 Captain popeye
I am looking for you,,,,,,,
11 liza (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 07:44 pm Report abuse
Merco-british crap-Press!
12 Shed-time (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 08:00 pm Report abuse
@11 in your la campora provided opinion.
13 green_68 (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 08:22 pm Report abuse
@ 12
can you read the comments in Mercopress?
14 golfcronie (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 08:54 pm Report abuse
Yours especially
Have you nothing intellegent to say
15 Shed-time (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 10:49 pm Report abuse
Did La Campora find some extra troll funds from aeroplummetous or something?
16 surfer (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 10:54 pm Report abuse
How vile can this woman get...
17 golfcronie (#) Feb 11th, 2013 - 10:58 pm Report abuse
Liza is a good crack on the other stories, keeps hitting on me though
18 Captain P0ppy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:09 am Report abuse
to hell with the Jews!! blow em all I say!! leeches and cocroaches nobody misses these victims, rgentina is better without them! they started all these problems in rgentina in the first place
19 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:25 am Report abuse
You little asswipe that is using my account or simular name has been reported
20 golfcronie (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:26 am Report abuse
You are nothing but a racist, get over yourself. It is the Government that is crap, nothing wrong with the intelligencia in Argentine, but unfortunately you have no FREEDOM OF SPEECH
21 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:37 am Report abuse
#20 And I suppose you are the asshole intelligence of rgenturdland? #18 is not my post but some asshole from rgenturd land ghosting my name you fucking asshole.
22 Si (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:50 am Report abuse
21@ you racist scum anticemist GTFOH!!! burn in hell!!!
23 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 02:17 am Report abuse
#18 is not # 19 or 21. Sussie spelled poppy with a zero
24 jonas_Bs.As. (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 04:07 am
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25 Idlehands (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:21 am Report abuse
Just to ensure I understand this story.

Borger has said that there is nothing about the new commission that would impede a further attack in any way and CFKs response to that is to imply that Borger is withholding from the state information about a future terrorist attack? that what this story is?
26 Shed-time (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:02 pm Report abuse
@25 It's straight out of the SS Handbook, so I wouldn't worry about it.

Man A: 'The police didn't catch the murderer, so he might strike again!'
Man B: 'So you're saying he's going to strike again? How do you know this?'
Man A: 'That's clearly an illogical misrepresentation of what I originally said, as I was talking about possibilities and you're talking about causation'
Man B: 'You're all under arrest'
Man A: 'This is retarded'
27 Idlehands (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 12:12 pm Report abuse
All done via Twitter too - classy.
28 Shed-time (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:42 pm Report abuse
@27 'It's not called twatter for nuffin', DJ Lemon-drizzle (2039)
29 yankeeboy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 01:49 pm Report abuse
These twitter pronouncements and pseudo-wars by CFK show her to be uneducated, sophomoric and vindictive.
There is really something mentally wrong with her.

The apathy of the people of Argentina is sickening.

I hope when this all falls apart they get on the right path but history has shown they don't have the will to do it.
30 golfcronie (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 04:30 pm Report abuse
Si, thanks for that, very intelligent coming from Argentinian. Shows how your country thinks. Shouting doen't make it any different. 26 days to go to the REFERENDUM, all we hear is abuse, typical. We can handle that.
31 Idlehands (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 06:52 pm Report abuse

Timerman telling porkies again. He seems to believe that if he says something then by default it automatically becomes true.
32 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 09:07 pm Report abuse
The man can screwup an orgasm midway. How he continues in his post is a testament to incompetence as a prerequistite in the kirchner regime.
33 Pirat-Hunter (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 09:33 pm Report abuse
I think the Jewish should be worry more preoccupy with the illegal occupation of Palestine rather then complain about mossad and CIA work in Argentina. Didn't bin Laden teach this people anything? Sadly it is All under the rug now, but lucky us we are still here to dust the old dusty rug.
34 HB_BB (#) Feb 12th, 2013 - 11:05 pm
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35 golfcronie (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 12:29 am Report abuse
@ 34
Typical ARGY rhetoric, obviously educated in Buenos Aires
36 Captain Poppy (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 12:54 am Report abuse
Maybe rgentina should start fucking around with Israel. We all know how passive the Israelis They will not give a shit whether rgentina has an army or not. Throw a rock at them and you will have missles raining down on the pink
37 slattzzz (#) Feb 13th, 2013 - 10:20 pm Report abuse
@36 i've bben saying that all along don't piss off the Isrealies

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