Iran is lobbying to keep six men suspected in the 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center attack off Interpol’s most wanted list.
The five Iranians and a Lebanese are accused in the AMIA center bombing, which killed 85. No one directly involved in perpetrating the attack has ever been prosecuted in the case.
Iranian delegates to Interpol’s general assembly in Marrakesh, Morocco, warned that the United States and Israel were using Interpol as a political tool, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
The Interpol General Assembly will vote Wednesday on the recommendation of its executive panel to “red notice” the men, marking them as wanted.
A “red notice” does not require a country to arrest or extradite the suspects.
Argentine prosecutors claim the attack was carried out by Hezbollah, but orchestrated by the Iranians.
Interpol, based in France, facilitates international police cooperation.
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