JTA: Negotiations with Iran over Jewish center bombing ‘positive,’ says Argentina’s foreign minister
Three days of negotiations between Argentina and Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center have been "very positive," Argentina's foreign minister announced.
The statement came Wednesday at the Government House after three days of meetings between authorities of both nations at the United Nations' headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
On Monday, after the first day of negotiations, B'nai B'rith International stated that “such a political negotiation could violate Argentina’s own constitution, which calls for the extradition of those accused in the attack. Accordingly, no political negotiation can be done while there is a judicial investigation.” The statement released also said that “Iran has steadily infiltrated Latin America, creating strong and dangerous ties with Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Cuba and Ecuador These meetings Argentina is holding give undue legitimacy to a terror-sponsoring regime...more.
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