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Latin American Jewish congress express ''enthusiastic support” for president Macri

Thursday, September 22nd 2016 - 10:24 UTC
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“We expressed our most enthusiastic support for president Macri and his administration” said Adrian Werthein, Latin-American Jewish Congress chief “We expressed our most enthusiastic support for president Macri and his administration” said Adrian Werthein, Latin-American Jewish Congress chief
Macri called for greater international collaboration for the clarification of the Israeli embassy and AMIA bombings, but did not mention Iran specifically. Macri called for greater international collaboration for the clarification of the Israeli embassy and AMIA bombings, but did not mention Iran specifically.

The Latin-American Jewish Congress expressed its most “enthusiast support” to Argentine president Mauricio Macri and his administration but also pointed out that in his Tuesday speech before the UN General Assembly there was no specific request for Iran to collaborate with the investigation of the 1994 terrorist attack against AMIA in Buenos Aires.

 “We expressed our most enthusiastic support for president Macri and his administration and we thanked him for individual human rights respect and the functioning of institutions” said Adrian Werthein, president of the Latin-American Jewish Congress, following a meeting with the Argentine leader at the hotel he was staying in New York.

“It was not a formal claim but we pointed out that in his UN speech, on which we congratulated him, there was no mention to Iran”, and the AMIA attack, the Israeli mutual institution that was leveled down in a 1994 attack killing dozens, remains unsolved and “as time goes on makes the investigation more difficult”.

Macri in his speech called for greater international collaboration for the clarification and punishment of those responsible for the terrorist attacks against the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires in 1992 and against AMIA, but did not mention Iran specifically.

He added that Argentina condemns all kinds of groups which with their actions promote terror in any corner of the world, and thus requested international cooperation to combat the scourge.

Following the UN speech the AMIA organization pointed out in a release the need to specifically demand the collaboration from Iran to clarity the attack against the Jewish mutual AMIA, “in an international forum” such as the UN General Assembly.

Regarding the court investigation into the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, Werthein said that the Jewish community “is optimistic that Justice will find the methods to reach the truth”, and added that during the meeting with Macri there was coincidence that Argentina is “in a different path” as to the functioning of the justice system.

Finally the chair of the Latin-American Jewish Congress praised the Macri administration proposal to receive 3.000 Syrian refugees in the country, recalling that “Argentina is offering hope, as it did with our grandparents at the start of the last century”

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  • ChrisR

    “Just don't allow the Iranians to bomb us like TMBOA did and we will all get along fine.”

    Sep 22nd, 2016 - 06:37 pm 0
  • Kanye

    “Regarding the court investigation into the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, Werthein said that the Jewish community “is optimistic that Justice will find the methods to reach the truth”, and added that during the meeting with Macri there was coincidence that Argentina is “in a different path” as to the functioning of the justice system.”

    Mr. Massot, Mr Think
    Here is someone, used to persecution, reporting from Ground Zero, that the AR Judicial system under the new government, is on a different path than that of Evita K, which resulted in the death of a Special Prosecutor investigating the AMIA murders.

    They were Argentines.

    Sep 24th, 2016 - 01:32 am 0
  • chronic

    Macaroni, the Iraniums have no money to spend on or invest with you.

    They've already got their money and treaty from Obamy.

    Sooooooooo, why are you still pandering to them?

    Huh?

    lol

    Sep 25th, 2016 - 03:29 pm 0
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