Argentina has asked Iran to sign an accord allowing the trial of suspects
involved in the 1994 bombing of the Argentine Jewish Mutual Association (AMIA)
in Buenos Aires to take place in an agreed-upon third
Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner asked Iran
to “agree in a joint accord on a third country where fair trials could be held,”
during a speech to the UN General Assembly on Friday, AFP reported.
prosecutors have long accused Teheran of planning the bombing that killed 85
civilians. Iran has so far turned down Argentinian requests to extradite its
nationals suspected of involvement in the terror attack.
reaffirmed Argentinian claims to the Falkland Islands during her speech and
criticized the UK’s conduct regarding the islands since the 1982 war between the