Ex-Argentine Leader Tells Court Son Was Killed by Hizbullah

(AP) Former Argentine President Carlos Menem said Friday he believes his son was killed by Hizbullah. Carlos Facundo Menem was 26 when the helicopter he was piloting crashed on March 15, 1995. Argentine prosecutors believe Hizbullah and Iran were responsible for the 1992 bombing of the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires and the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people. Many Argentines believe the bombings were triggered by President Menem's decision to bolster the country's relations with the U.S. while withdrawing support for Iran's ambitions to develop nuclear technology.

2016-05-16 00:00:00

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