Former Argentina President Menem misses Jewish centre bomb trial

Former Argentina President Menem misses Jewish centre bomb trial
 

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem has missed the opening day of his trial over a huge bomb attack against a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires in 1994.
Mr Menem, 85, said he could not attend because of health reasons.
He is one of 13 people accused of obstructing the investigations. He has repeatedly rejected the allegations.
The attack against the Amia Jewish Cultural Centre in the heart of the Argentine capital killed 85 people and injured more than 300.
Argentine prosecutors say it was planned and financed by Iran, and carried out by Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shia Islamist movement.
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7 August 2015 in World News, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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