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Argentina Updates Israel on Bombings

Argentina reportedly has new information that could lead investigators to the terrorists responsible for the bombings of the Jewish community headquarters and Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires.

In July 1994, terrorists attacked the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. A bomb ripped apart the building, leaving about 100 dead. In 1992, the Israeli Embassy was blown up, killing 29.

This week, Yair Tsaban, Israeli immigrant absorption minister, was in Argentina. He met with President Carlos Menem, who updated him on the situation. Neither would elaborate on the Progress, saying they did not want to impede the investigation.

However, Menem stressed Argentina’s commitment to find the perpetrators. He said the judge who is heading the investigation has been relieved of other obligations in order to focus on the case.

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