Tag: Hector Timerman

Hector Timerman
Saturday, April 25th 2015 - 06:19 UTC

Malvinas' oil rig drilling 'technical problem' triggers strong concern release from Argentina

The Argentine Foreign Ministry stressed a similar failure caused the infamous environmental catastrophe of the Mexican Gulf.

Argentina's Foreign Ministry expressed concerns on Friday over the failure in the blow-out preventer, BOP, valve of the “Isobel Deep” exploration well currently being drilled to the north of the Falklands/Malvinas Islands, as reported by Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL).

Wednesday, April 1st 2015 - 07:05 UTC

Prosecution appeals court ruling dismissing Cristina Fernandez from the Iran coverup case

Moldes filed an extraordinary appeal requesting the Federal Criminal Cassation Court to decide on Nisman’s report which has already been rejected twice

Argentine prosecutor German Moldes has appealed a second court ruling rejecting the report by Alberto Nisman who, a week before he was found dead in his BA City apartment under mysterious circumstances in January, accused President Cristina Fernández and top government officials of seeking to cover up Iran’s alleged involvement in the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center back in 1994.

Tuesday, March 31st 2015 - 08:52 UTC

Falklands' defense: Argentina formalizes complaint to UN and regional groups

UK alleges a preposterous 'live threat' from Argentina with the sole purpose of trying to justify a military presence in the Falklands, said Timerman

Argentina dispatched on Monday complaint letters to several international and regional organizations accusing the United Kingdom of further militarizing the Falklands/Malvinas, with an increased budget, alleging Argentina represents a 'live threat' to the Islanders in the British Overseas Territory and thus ignoring tens of resolutions calling for dialogue between the two sides on the Falklands issue.

Thursday, March 26th 2015 - 09:30 UTC

Timerman rejects Iran cover-up claims and again supports the MoU signed with Teheran

Timerman considered prosecutor Nisman’s report was “really made up” in order to “attack the president, myself and (lawmaker Andres) Larroque.”

Argentina's Foreign Minister Hector Timerman has rejected the cover-up accusations made by Alberto Nisman before the AMIA special prosecutor was found dead in his Buenos Aires City apartment more than two months ago under unclear circumstances.

Thursday, March 26th 2015 - 07:48 UTC

Falklands' defense expenditure increase' will be taken before the UN, says Argentina

“Argentina has no interest in being involved in an armed conflict” with nobody, but insists UK must comply with the forty UN resolutions, said Timerman

Argentina will take the United Kingdom before the United Nations Decolonization Committee following London's announcement it was increasing expenditure on the Falkland Islands defense, said Foreign minister Hector Timerman on Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 25th 2015 - 06:39 UTC

Argentina as a 'live threat' to the Falklands, triggers fury from Buenos Aires

The UK is guilty of “bringing up the ghost of a supposed Argentine threat in order to increase the military budget” said the foreign ministry

The government of President Cristina Fernandez accused the United Kingdom of using an alleged Argentine threat to the Falkland/Malvinas Islands in order to boost its military budget, while also claiming that the archipelago has been turned into an electoral campaign issue.

Tuesday, March 24th 2015 - 04:55 UTC

Falklands' defense review full statement from Secretary Fallon expected soon

UK MoD spokesperson was quoted saying that: “there is a defense review and an announcement will be made about it. There will be a full statement by Michael Fallon”.

A statement from UK Defense secretary Michael Fallon relative to the Falkland Islands' garrison is expected sometime this week, according to reports in the British media. The Falklands' military response capacity has been a matter of much ongoing debate among analysts and former officers, as Argentina allegedly is involved in increased military expenditure.

Monday, March 16th 2015 - 10:39 UTC

Israel newspaper questions Nisman’s accusations against Cristina Fernandez and Timerman

Nisman was “known among his colleagues for his close ties to Argentina’s intelligence services”, which “have been involved in every dirty operation you can imagine.”

Israeli newspaper Haaretz has published an article questioning the criminal accusation filed by late AMIA prosecutor Alberto Nisman against Argentine President Cristina Fernández and Foreign minister Hector Timerman, while asserting that the official's handling of the case was far from exemplary.

Friday, March 6th 2015 - 08:08 UTC

“Nisman did not commit suicide, Nisman was murdered” concludes independent forensic report

Judge Arroyo Salgado said the experts had concluded that Nisman's body was moved, which contradicts the version of events presented by prosecutor Fein

The ex-wife of late special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was found fatally shot in his Buenos Aires apartment on Jan. 18, hours before he was supposed to brief Argentina's Congress about his accusations against President Cristina Fernandez, said Thursday that an independent forensic report shows that he was murdered.

Wednesday, March 4th 2015 - 05:27 UTC

Israel demands Argentina continues with investigation into terrorist attacks

”It is the Argentine responsibility to investigate the attack perpetrated against the Israel Embassy in Buenos Aires” said the embassy in a release

The Israeli government has said that the investigation into the Israel Embassy bombing of 1992 is responsibility of the Argentine State, following President Cristina Fernandez comments on the matter during her address to Congress.

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