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Nuclear Unicorn

(19,497 posts)
Tue Feb 3, 2015, 04:37 PM Feb 2015

Draft of Arrest Warrant for Argentine President Found at Dead Prosecutorís Home

Draft of Arrest Warrant for Argentine President Found at Dead Prosecutor’s Home

BUENOS AIRES — Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor whose mysterious death has gripped Argentina, had drafted a warrant for the arrest of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, accusing her of trying to shield Iranian officials from responsibility in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center here, the lead investigator into his death said on Tuesday.

The 26-page document, which was found in the garbage at Mr. Nisman’s apartment, also requested the arrest of Héctor Timerman, Argentina’s foreign minister. Both Mrs. Kirchner and Mr. Timerman have repeatedly denied Mr. Nisman’s accusation that they tried to reach a secret deal with Iran to lift international arrest warrants for Iranian officials wanted in connection with the bombing.

The new revelation that Mr. Nisman had drafted arrest warrants for the president and the foreign minister further illustrates the heightened tensions between him and the government before he was found dead on Jan. 18 at his apartment with a gunshot wound to his head. He had been scheduled the next day to provide details before Congress about his accusations against Mrs. Kirchner.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/04/world/americas/argentina-prosecutor-alberto-nisman-arrest-warrant-cristina-de-kirchner.html?smid=tw-bna&_r=1
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Draft of Arrest Warrant for Argentine President Found at Dead Prosecutorís Home (Original Post) Nuclear Unicorn Feb 2015 OP
Well, well, well....I suspect Kirchner will bring up the Falklands, and msanthrope Feb 2015 #1
No No No. It's the "Malvinas", silly. nt COLGATE4 Feb 2015 #2
Indeed......thank you for reminding me of the DU-correct term that no one msanthrope Feb 2015 #5
Well, just because the people who actually live there COLGATE4 Feb 2015 #6
I'm not normally opposed to the offing of lawyers (apologies to present company) but Nuclear Unicorn Feb 2015 #3
Something very dodgy is going on here...and I think your observation about msanthrope Feb 2015 #4

COLGATE4

(14,783 posts)
6. Well, just because the people who actually live there
Tue Feb 3, 2015, 06:01 PM
Feb 2015

call them the Falklands, why deprive the Argentines of a good jingoistic rant?

Nuclear Unicorn

(19,497 posts)
3. I'm not normally opposed to the offing of lawyers (apologies to present company) but
Tue Feb 3, 2015, 04:55 PM
Feb 2015

this seems particularly heinous. Kirchner always struck me as kind of dodgy. I know she has a fan base for thumbing her nose at all the right names to hate but the balance of her actions have not been what one would hope to see from a mature adult let alone a nation's chief executive.

 

msanthrope

(37,549 posts)
4. Something very dodgy is going on here...and I think your observation about
Tue Feb 3, 2015, 05:49 PM
Feb 2015

her is correct....something offf with her comportment.

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