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March 4, 2016 4:59 am

Obama Urged to Meet Victims of Attacks on Jewish/Israeli Sites in Argentina

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The aftermath of the 1994 car-bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. President Barack Obama, ahead of his upcoming trip to Argentina, is urged to visit and pay tribute to the victims of the terror attack. Photo: Wikipedia.

The aftermath of the 1994 car-bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Photo: Wikipedia.

JNS.org – Members of the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs this week sent a letter to President Barack Obama, ahead of his upcoming trip to Argentina, requesting that he visit and pay tribute to the victims of terror attacks on Jewish and Israeli sites in Argentina during the 1990s.

US Reps. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) — the committee’s chairman and ranking member, respectively — asked Obama to “pledge to help bring those responsible to justice.”

“The attacks that targeted the Israeli Embassy on March 17, 1992, and the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) on July 18, 1994, were the deadliest in the country’s history,” the letter said. “Recognizing the victims and pledging assistance would send an important signal that the US will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Argentina to fight terrorism.”

Iran and its proxy, the Hezbollah terror group, have been linked to both attacks. The attacks killed a combined 114 people and injured hundreds more.

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  • Jack HOLAN

    #WakeUpJewishOrgs He flat out doesn’t care. In 2012 he 70% of our vote while bashing & knifing not just PM Netanyahu but Israel on the World Stage for all to see. No President has done this before what’s in it for him to memorialize the murder of 129 Jews and implicate Iran as the master planner? He may lose what he sees as his legacy ‘ Iran Deal’

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