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Cristina Fernandez trusts Teheran and hopes for cooperation in the AMIA case

Wednesday, September 25th 2013 - 08:02 UTC
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President Hassan Rouhani: “Iran is no threat to the world” President Hassan Rouhani: “Iran is no threat to the world”

President Cristina Fernandez during her speech to the UN General Assembly said she hoped that the new Government in Iran would cooperate with Argentina in relation to the clarification of the attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA) in Buenos Aires in 1994.

Cristina Fernandez was one of scores of leaders to speak at the annual General Assembly session at which heads of state and government and other high-level officials present their views and comments on issues of individual, national and international relevance.

The Argentina/Iran project, which commits both countries to commit to an investigation into the perpetrators of the deadly bombing, is subject to uncertainty in Iran where it remains in legal limbo.

“We are hoping they will tell us that the agreement has been approved (in Iran) and to settle a date where a Judge will be able to fly to Tehran”, urged the Argentine president.

Cristina Fernández said she was looking forward to “a willingness for agreement” on the part of Iran’s current president Hassan Rouhani, who spoke earlier in the Assembly and assured that “Iran is no threat to the world”.

“In my country the treaty was approved nine months ago. Almost a baby about to be born…We have complied with its terms and for those who considered it inconvenient, let me tell you that after 19 years with no response from Teheran authorities, I think we were right when we argued it was an instrument to help untangle the matter”, said Cristina Fernandez.

Referring to the new government apparently ‘more moderate’, “let’s hope that this new elected leader of whom I read statements saying that he does not deny the Holocaust, he let us know if the treaty was approved or not, and if so when so we can have a date to send an Argentine magistrate to Teheran, because we’re not afraid of Teheran, on the contrary we trust people”.

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  • Gonzo22

    Just like the US government wanted Iran to trust the US government heehee The solution for this in the UK government's mind would be an invasion, like they did in the past. But president Hassan Rouhani is not that stupid, Mercopress, Iranians know you better UK, you're a child of the USA, you're the same thing.

    Sep 25th, 2013 - 11:45 am 0
  • Falkland Islands

    @1 ha ha ha, pot calling the kettle black, how many years have you been brainwashed by the Argy Government Gonzo?

    Sep 25th, 2013 - 01:25 pm 0
  • CabezaDura

    Pathetic. She got truly fooled by the Iranians, and she is desperately calling on the new Iranian leadership to send to its parliament the agreement it had with Argentina that was very one sided as it was, with no real possibility of having the Iranian suspects submitted to any jurisdiction other than their own. CFK prostituted the deaths of the AMIA, paid a political high price at home and abroad. She generated a deep mistrust in the US as well as betraying Israel a other time ally in the Malvinas war and gained absolutely NOTHING.

    Sep 25th, 2013 - 01:27 pm 0
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