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Posted on 11/16/2003 12:43:26 PM PST by Pan_Yans Wife
Argentina Under Fire for Appeasing Iran Over Bombing Case
September 12, 2003 Dialy Times Marc Perelman
BUENOS AIRES -- After promising to throw its full weight behind the investigation of the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community centre, Argentinas new government is now under fire from Jewish groups that say it appears unwilling to confront Iran, the country suspected of responsibility for the attack.
The unexpected arrest by British authorities last month of an indicted suspect in the case, former Iranian ambassador to Argentina Hade Soleimanpour, provided an unprecedented test of Argentinas willingness to confront Tehran.
Iran, which denies involvement in the attack, has denounced the arrest in the strongest terms, recalling its ambassador to London and threatening to break off cultural and economic relations with Argentina.
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