New push for arrests in AMIA bombing



The American Jewish Committee intensified its claim for the arrest of former Iranian officials accused of participating in the deadly attack on an Argentine Jewish center.




On Monday, The Wall Street Journal published a letter by David Harris, the AJCommittee’s executive director, calling for Interpol to arrest six Iranians accused by the Argentine Justice Department of being involved in the 1994 AMIA bombing. The attack on the main Jewish center in Buenos Aires killed 85 and wounded hundreds.





Argentina forwarded a demand to Interpol for the arrest of eight Iranians and a Hezbollah leader, and in March Interpol agreed to demand the arrest of six of them.



Interpol will discuss the issue next month at its annual general assembly.







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