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  • Argentina’s foreign minister quits AMIA Jewish center for blocking joint bombing probe

    April 29, 2015 | 9:47 am

    Argentina’s foreign minister resigned his membership in the Buenos Aires AMIA Jewish center, the site of a deadly bombing in 1994.

    Hector Timerman, who is Jewish, sent a letter on Tuesday to the president of AMIA expressing his “indeclinable resignation” due to the...

  • Argentine prosecutor says Fernandez tried to whitewash 1994 bombing

    January 14, 2015 | 2:27 pm

    An Argentine prosecutor accused President Cristina Fernandez on Wednesday of trying to orchestrate a cover up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.

    State prosecutor Alberto Nisman, investigating the blast that...

  • Timerman defends himself, his Judaism over agreement with Iran

    February 18, 2013 | 1:39 pm

    Argentina's foreign minister, Hector Timerman, defended himself against accusations that he betrayed his Judaism by signing an agreement with Iran.

    “I did not betray my Judaism in the pact with Iran because we are trying to solve the AMIA bombing case," Timerman said Monday...

  • Argentina’s Timerman slams Israel criticism of Iran pact

    February 13, 2013 | 4:15 pm

    Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman hit back at Israeli criticism of a joint commission with Iran on the AMIA bombing on his first day of testimony to his country's Congress.

    Both houses of the Congress must approve the "truth commission" before it is made active, and...

  • AMIA bombing relatives updated on Iran negotiations

    December 26, 2012 | 3:52 pm

    Argentinean Foreign Minister Hector Timerman met with the relatives of victims of the 1994 AMIA Jewish center bombing to update them on negotiations with Iran.

    The update came three months after Timerman's first public meeting with his Iranian counterpart.

    “The only...

  • Argentina’s Jews balk at negotiations with Iran over ‘94 bombing

    October 4, 2012 | 11:46 am

    Relatives of victims of the deadly bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires and Jewish leaders are urging their government not to negotiate with Iran.

    Hector Timerman, Argentina’s Jewish foreign minister, met recently at U.N. headquarters in New York with his Iranian...

  • Argentinian Jewish leaders urge foreign minister to not meet Iranian counterpart

    September 21, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Argentinian Jewish leaders are strongly urging their country to reject Iran’s request for a meeting of their respective foreign ministers at the UN General Assembly next week.

    The Argentinian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday announced that Iran’s Ali Akbar Salehi had requested an...

  • Argentina’s Timerman quashes report on deal with Iran

    April 21, 2011 | 3:56 pm

    Argentina’s foreign minister denied a report that his country had a deal with Iran to quash the investigation into the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center.

    Hector Timerman during a radio interview while in Ukraine said Thursday that “Argentina is the only country that...

  • Argentinian foreign minister’s Israel visit on schedule

    April 4, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman will visit Israel accompanied by businessmen and relatives of victims of the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center.

    Timerman will arrive in Israel Monday for a two-day visit that is scheduled to include meetings with Prime Minister...

  • Q&A with Argentine Ambassador Hector Timerman

    October 23, 2008 | 12:13 am

    At 53, Argentine Ambassador Hector Timerman is one of South America's top diplomats; recently promoted from consul to New York to the prized post of envoy to the United States, he bears one of the most famous last names in modern South American history. He's the son of the late...