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Son of Iranian official linked to attack in Argentina, found dead in Dubai

Monday, November 14th 2011 - 07:09 UTC
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In the still unsolved attack against AMIA, 85 people were killed and 300 injured In the still unsolved attack against AMIA, 85 people were killed and 300 injured

Ahmad Rezai, son of Mohsen Rezai a top Iranian official which the Argentine justice has summoned to be questioned for his possible involvement in an attack against a Jewish organization in Buenos Aires in 1994, was found dead in strange circumstances in a Dubai hotel according to the local news agency Mehr.

Mohsen Rezai is currently the Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council and before that during 16 years was chief commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. The council he now chairs is one of the powerful religious organizations of the theocratic state of Iran. He was also a presidential candidate.

His son Ahmad was found dead Saturday night in “suspicious circumstances” at a room of the Gloria Hotel in Dubai, according to Shahram Guilabadi, a spokesman for the council quoted by Mehr.

“The case is under investigation and when the inquiry is over, details will be published”, announced Guilabadi.

In 2006 the Argentine justice accused Iranian officials, and issued an international arrest warrant, through Interpol, of Mohsen Rezai for his involvement in the AMIA attack in Buenos Aires, 18 July 1994, which killed 85 people and left another 300 maimed or injured. It was Argentina’s worst terrorist attack ever.

The warrant also included Iranian Defence minister, Ahmad Vahidi; former Information minister Ali Fallahijan; the attaché at the Iranian ambassador in Buenos Aires, Moshen Rabani, diplomat Ahmad Reza Ashgari besides the Lebanese citizen Iman Fayez Mughniyah.

The Argentine justice is also claiming in relation to the AMIA attack the presence of Iranian Deputy Minister for African Affairs, Hadi Soleimanpour; former president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani and former Foreign Affairs minister Ali Akbar Velayati.
 

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  • Pirat-Hunter

    We all know that the CIA and Bin Laden's did all of this work to frame Iran and Argentina into the terror age why do they keep telling lies to people ?? we all know nato wants oil and uses any excuse to kill muslims and theft their natural resources as they are doing in Islas Malvinas Argentin, I think the attack on the jews was as legal as the jews attacks on gaza and I believe that interpol should go to israel and exedcute the jew murderers rather then prosecute muslims around the world for no other reason then to theft land as their british brother do in Islas Malvinas Argentina..

    Nov 14th, 2011 - 07:10 pm 0
  • xbarilox

    @ 1 Talking about lies... someone is forgetting a name, on purpose... Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. You know very well that Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her Zionist friends are promoting an attack on Iran, she just can't stop calling Iran a terrorist country. Iranian people are really good people, Cristina de Kirchner is lucky, and she should be thankful to the Iranian people for giving her a chance to do the right thing. That violent and spiteful woman that hides behind a mask of benevolence won't stop until she gets what she deserves.

    What does las malvinas have to do with Iran? NOTHING, OF COURSE.

    Nov 14th, 2011 - 10:30 pm 0
  • Yuleno

    Wasting your time xbarilox

    Nov 14th, 2011 - 10:53 pm 0
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