Tag: Hector Timerman

Hector Timerman
Wednesday, May 13th 2015 - 07:37 UTC

Nisman's criminal case against President Cristina Fernandez was buried on Tuesday

The panel unanimously agreed to accept prosecutor Javier de Luca’s decision to drop Nisman's case saying there was no crime on which to base an investigation.

The criminal case against President Cristina Fernandez was closed Tuesday when federal judges from Cassation Court accepted a prosecutor’s decision not to pursue accusations that she had conspired to shield Iranians suspected of planning the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

Monday, May 4th 2015 - 05:56 UTC

Argentina's Jewish community urges for Nisman's death inquiry to continue

“Society cannot resign itself to impunity and permanent suspicion. A society where there is no truth or justice is one with no future,” asserted Jmelnitzky.

The president of Argentina's Jewish organization AMIA, president Leonardo Jmelnitzky urged for prosecutor Alberto Nisman´s suspicious death inquiry to continue, and pointed out that the institution is waiting for the confirmation of the unconstitutional nature of Iran´s Memorandum.

Thursday, April 30th 2015 - 07:03 UTC

Jewish organizations 'dismayed' by Timerman's 'threats and slanders'

Sobol and Jmelnitzky (Pic) from AMIA considered Timerman's claims that they were obstructing the investigation as “intolerable and inadmissible”

The Argentine-Israel Association, AMIA, expressed on Wednesday great dismay given the “strong threats” in the letter sent by Argentine Foreign minister Hector Timerman announcing he was quitting as member of the century old organization.

Wednesday, April 29th 2015 - 08:12 UTC

Falklands/Malvinas: Unasur message in support of Argentina's claims

The letter from Samper to Timerman is dated 5 April but was only released on Tuesday both in Quito and Argentina

Unasur and Argentina made public on Tuesday a letter dated last 5 April in which the regional group' Secretary General and former Colombian president Ernesto Samper, strongly supports Argentina's sovereignty claims over the Falklands/Malvinas and other South Atlantic Islands plus the adjoining maritime spaces.

Wednesday, April 29th 2015 - 01:58 UTC

Nisman case leads to Timerman indeclinable resignation from Argentine Jewish organizations

Timerman, himself a Jew, criticized their “obstructionist actions” aimed at hindering the investigation into the 1994 AMIA terrorist attack.

Argentine foreign minister Héctor Timerman submitted on Tuesday his “indeclinable” resignation as an affiliate of AMIA, the Argentine Israel organization that is at the center of an ongoing controversy since 1994, when it suffered Argentina's worst terrorist attack with the loss of 85 lives and over 300 injured in downtown Buenos Aires.

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.

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