Buenos Aires demands extradition of 8 Iranian suspected in 1994 bombing

Argentina demands that Iran extradite 8 suspects suspected in the attack that killed 85 & wounded nearly 300 

Among the 8 suspects are former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani & Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi.

By Israel Hayom Staff

 

Argentinian and Iranian officials are scheduled to meet in Geneva on Tuesday to discuss the investigation of the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, Israel Radio reported on Monday.

Scene of the deadly 1994 bombing in a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that killed 85 and wounded nearly 300. – Photo: AP

According to the report, the Argentinian Foreign Ministry released a statement saying the meeting was discussed between the two countries’ foreign ministers during the U.N. General Assembly last month, and that the two agreed to continue talks on the bombing until a viable legal solution is reached.

Argentina demands that Iran extradite eight suspects allegedly responsible for the attack that killed 85 and wounded nearly 300. Among the suspects is Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi and former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

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