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Iran calls Argentine prosecutor ‘Zionist’ and denies infiltration in South America

Tuesday, June 4th 2013 - 08:19 UTC
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In a brief but extremely aggressive release the Iranian Foreign Ministry rejected point blank the report from Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman whom they described as “Zionist” and denied all allegations that Tehran has infiltrated nine South American countries to commit terrorist acts. Read full article


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  • Heisenbergcontext

    Zionists! Turnips! Reds under the bed! The world is such a dangerous place n'est pas Mahmoud? It's all the fault of that pitiful beard. It's not too late Mahmoud you can always convert to buddhism, lose the beard, renounce beardism and stop losing sleep over being kidnapped by the Mossad. Or those bloody Navy Seals.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 09:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    Hmm, one country calling another country names based largely on delusional persecution fantasy rather than anything that has tangiable evidence?

    Tell me, are Iran going to put on a powerpoint presentation somewhere with photos that are wrong, irrelevant or banal to prove their point?

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 10:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    ”their negative reactions are always generic and refuse to address the core of the issue”.
    Nisman should have seen this coming as Argentina's government does exactly the same over the Falkland Islands re history/UN Charter.

    Why does it surprise you Nisman, that Iran are like this?

    He who smelt it, dealt it.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 10:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • britanico

    He (almost) makes CFK look sane.

    Devotee of this nutter (Ruhollah Khomeini, not Billy Connolly)

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 11:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anbar

    Oh lookie - the Iranians are proving to be almost as consistent in their bad faith as Argentinas government are.

    quelle surprise

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 11:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trunce

    This is no way for best buddies to behave!

    I'm surprised CFK hasn't adopted Iranian democracy.

    Supreme Leader Cristina - has a nice ring to it. Guardian Council stooges - Timerman Puricelli etc, and a few politicised judicial appointees, for the purpose of selecting Presintential candidates, Maximo, or Maximo.

    La Campora = Revolutionary Guard - just need a nice uniform.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 12:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TroLLey_to_Truth

    One would hope than unlike the UK, Spain, or any nation in Europe which have no morals compared to Iran and have never been friendly to Argentina and do not even see us as human beings, negotiations with Iran can be successful.

    Perhaps if we retired Nisman from his job that would help ease the situation.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 01:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • MrFlagpole

    This is what happens when you sell your soul.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 01:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trunce


    “negotiations with Iran can be successful.”

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 01:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    @7 You're definitely more stupid than you used to be - all the hate must be liquefying your brain cells. The UK and Argentina used to have a very fruitful relationship until you started allowing nationalistic cretins like Peron to control your country - your fault, not ours. The fact that you have Iran - renowned for their cuddly-fluffy positive ways - as your morality benchmark tells us all we need to know...

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 01:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TroLLey_to_Truth

    Yes yes yes and Spain used to be our biggest investor, and Italy our biggest cultural friend, and Germany close politically.

    Funny now we are enemies of all those countries, and the UK.

    We woke up, we realized one cannot be friends with Europe.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 01:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britninja

    When your country is a crumbling kleptomaniac mess ruled by a quasi-dictator and her band of greedy thugs, then I agree - you shouldn't be friends with Europe.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 01:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Condorito

    “In any part of the world, they would be in prison; in Iran they run for president”....not only in Iran Mr Nisman, look closer to home.

    11 Toby
    One day Argentina might get a sane leader who will have to repair all the damage done and go around fixing fences and improving relationships with Europe - going to be so disappointed.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 02:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TroLLey_to_Truth

    Do you see the news?

    Europe is disintegrating.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 02:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @14 I am curious, TTT, do you know understand the mess your country is in? Do you understand it at all?

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 02:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Nostrils advocating people be removed from government post because he is a Jew?

    Why stop there? Make him wear a yellow star. And when I visit I can wear a pink triangle.

    Selling your soul at such a young age. Go ahead Nostrils, cosy up to Iran. Not a single other country in the world is affected. Not one.

    Except Argentina.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 02:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @11 “Funny now we are enemies of all those countries, and the UK.

    We woke up, we realized one cannot be friends with Europe.”

    You've got it the wrong way round. It was Europe that woke up. More and more countries came to realise that argieland is not only corrupt, it's inept. It doesn't keep to agreements, it “forgets” what it's signed up to, it “ignores” its debts, the concept of “good faith” is totally alien, I doubt it's even heard of integrity. And yet it prances around pretending to be some sort of moral leader, when it has no morals.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 03:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic


    Europe is far from disintegrating, 29 of the top 49 richest peoples in the world come from Europe based on GDP per capita.

    Interestingly, a further 8 of the top 49 are members of the Commonwealth and thus have excellent trading relationships with the UK.

    Others in the top 49 are the USA, Japan, South Korea, Israel, Taiwan again all known to be hugely open to trade, commerce and partnerships with the EU and US.

    The remainder of the 49 are made up of 5 oil-rich Middle Eastern States, Qatar, UAE, Saudi, Kuwait and Oman...see a pattern yet?

    The last two are Equatorial Guinea and the Seychelles.

    So, if you genuinely think the way to enrich your population is to have a closed door policy with the likes of Europe and the US and open door with Venezuala and Iran...go ahead.

    The evidence is somewhat compelling the other should be fun to watch!

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 03:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • mastershakejb1

    “ Not only that: it believes it must “disappear from the face of the Earth” as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said.”
    No, that's not hate filled genocidal thinking, not at all.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 03:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GFace

    Leave it to our pathetic little Poland=Saddam Hussein the 13th to carry water for the country that hangs gays by cranes, murders rape victims, stones women, not to mention baring them from running for president and holding it up as being being something better than anything Europe can offer. And that's the current government Do we REALLY want to go to the wayback machine do we with Persia through the SAVAK to todays Revolutionary mirror-universe humanism that Iranians must suffer through today in yet another fit of whataboutery to cover for your own current government's bad investment in this agreement with Iran (not to mention their other self-inflicted problems)? You really are a sad weak little worm aren't you? Puberty is really getting you down isn't it?

    As to the main story, what do we expect. How naive were the people who went into accord with Iran wrt the AMIA. Good luck on agreeing to a Truth commission.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 04:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    All brainwashed imbeciles here aka “turnips” (thank you Mr Think, for that great word) who aren't capapble to think nor do homework for themself, just can't see it again that Mercopruts comes with their version of a copy and paste article to make the “turnips” jump again...(click and bait tactic so that Mercopress makes money..duh)

    “President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: “Israel must disappear from the face of the Earth” ”

    I don't care at all about Mr Mahmoud ahmadenejad nor about Iran (never been there) but it's okay to be fair not to fall in that trap of disinformation from our lame mainstream corporate media, that continues to lie and lie, for their own agenda. He Never said those words and has been proven many times, thanks to the rising ALTERNATIVE media (listen, read, think for yourself and then take your conclusion). Who does his or her homework, will find out what really has been said and how the so called “the most trusted media in the so called developed world” spinned it, because they know they have to many idiots that will believe them without question it or doing their own homework (duh, they are fluoride kool-aid drinkers).
    The actualy quote is:
    “this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the page of time”.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 04:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TroLLey_to_Truth


    As much as you understand what is in store for the UK/Europe. Momma Ostrich, leading her pupils in digging holes in the sand.

    Argentina has no mess. Is has the same old problems and everytime it's survived. The same cannot be said of your countries, every time they are tried, they break up.

    As for Iran “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”... don't you people say that oft about being friends with the enemies of Argentina, or about the EU/US/Japan/China/UK/Brazil/Mexico uniting in a trade war against us?

    Well, why should it be just reserved for you? Iran is the enemy of Europe and the USA. It's clear which side we should join.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 04:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic


    I think you over estimate Argentinas significance, your trade analogy is akin to Barcelona, Boca Juniors, Manchester United and bayern Munich uniting to beat the Mendoza over 65 female second team....Argentina is probably 60-70th on the world scale...they are worth uniting for or against...Iran is a good match.

    Religious indoctrination..check
    Political indoctrination...check
    Insane and corrupt leader...check
    Covert other people's land...check

    Sounds like a marriage made in heaven.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 05:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TroLLey_to_Truth

    Yet there you are all of you “ManU, Barcelona, Bayern” crying at the WTO for them to slap Argentina in the wrist.


    Jun 04th, 2013 - 05:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • wangito wrote “Perhaps if we retired Nisman from his job that would help ease the situation.”
    I have a much better solution:
    If you really want the negotiations to succeed Retire Ahmedinejad and Kahmeini it than will have some chance.
    Your comment stinks from anti-Semitism. People like you are the real cause for idealistic and religious conflicts.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Can someone explain the Turnip remark, I'm always a bit confused when its used, i've never heard it before I saw it here. Who is a Turnip and why and why a Turnip??

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 06:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Iran lining up with the “unbelievers”? Their government is covered by religious dictat. What makes you think that an ostensibly Catholic country such as Argentina could be friends with Iran ? Militant Islam cannot live with any other religious belief. If you wish to sup with the Devil, use a long spoon !

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 06:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (26) Britworker

    You certainly qualify.........

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 06:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trunce

    @ 21

    ““the most trusted media in the so called developed world” spinned it, because they know they have to many idiots that will believe them without question ”

    As posted earlier


    Who to believe?


    Long spoons? They are both in the jacuzzi ; )

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 06:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic


    That's not a trade war you moron. That is a group of people who want to play football pointing out that one team bites, cheats, steals and lies...and perhaps the governing body should do something about it.

    Ideally, the team should stop biting, cheating, stealing and lying and join the same game as everyone else plays, in fact, as pointed out above, the fifty “bmost successful teams” in the world all play by the same rules.

    The penalty of continuing to lie, cheat, steal and simply not to be invited to play, certainly not a trade war (as youve said many times, this is your personal wish) It would be a shame, because the Mendoza over 65 women's second Xi could aspire to being mediocre...of course teaming up in a “biting, cheating, lying, stealing league” with other nations of a similar ilk is another way...yet not one where the population of those countries have ever prospered.

    Have fun with your new friends. We will still be here, all still richer, more prosperous, more healthy, more educated, more industrious than you....when you wake up to yourselves, probably after another Junta or two.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 07:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Britworker

    Just a random word then, how odd! Getting back in topic, seems it was a mistake to try and make Iran an ally by putting the most incompetent Jewish diplomat on the planet in charge of negotiations.

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 07:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    Such fun!!


    Enjoy your new pals, great games afoot now!

    Will have you wishing you had been nicer to us.

    Enjoy the “Dark Side”
    ( that's a Star Wars term, btw)

    Jun 04th, 2013 - 09:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    @31 Fully concur with your comments and would add the old adage
    “ If you lie with dogs , you are going to catch fleas ”

    Jun 05th, 2013 - 08:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Simon68

    31 Britworker (#)
    Jun 04th, 2013 - 07:17 pm

    Think's use of the word “turnip” comes from the Spanish translation which is “nabo”, this word is also used to describe people of low intellectual worth, rather similar to the “village idiot”.

    In other words “turnip” is used to describe the mentally challenged. Typically an insult of very bad taste!!!!!!!!

    Jun 05th, 2013 - 02:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    It cannot be so !!!! He would not use this as a veiled insult.
    It is a friendly term !
    He would be incapable of lying....surely ?

    Jun 05th, 2013 - 06:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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