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Court blocks Argentina-Iran deal on probe

Agreement to form truth commission to investigate deadly 1994 bombing of Jewish centre declared unconstitutional.

Last updated: 17 May 2014 07:01
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A controversial deal struck between the governments of Argentina and Iran has been declared unconstitutional. The agreement would have created a "truth commission" to investigate a bomb attack on a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires in 1994 that killed 85 people and wounded 300 others.

Argentina's Jewish community had criticised the deal.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Buenos Aires.

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