Court blocks Argentina-Iran deal on probe

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

    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.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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