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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 07:17 PM

Argentina, Iran to form "truth commission" for 1994 bombing

Source: Reuters

Argentina, Iran to form "truth commission" for 1994 bombing

BUENOS AIRES | Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:51pm EST

(Reuters) - Argentina said on Sunday it had agreed with Iran to establish a "truth commission" in a bid to resolve the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that Argentine courts accuse the Iran of sponsoring.

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez agreed to open talks with Tehran on the attack last year in a sharp change in diplomatic policy that irked Israel and drew criticism from Jewish leaders in Buenos Aires and the United States.

Fernandez said foreign ministers from Argentina and Iran had signed a memorandum of understanding during a meeting in Ethiopia.

The accord establishes a truth commission made up of foreign legal experts "to analyze all the documentation presented to date by the judicial authorities of Argentina and Iran," Fernandez said in a series of Twitter messages.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/01/27/us-argentina-iran-idUSBRE90Q0E920130127

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Mon Jan 28, 2013, 07:54 AM

1. Another infinite source of flame wars. nt

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