31 years after the attack: the Israeli Embassy holds a commemoration in Retiro

The Israeli embassy in Argentina This Friday, March 17, the central act of commemoration of the 31 years of the terrorist attack that destroyed the headquarters of that diplomatic representation in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Retiro.

The main ceremony takes place from 2:45 p.m., time of the attack, in the dry square located in the place where the embassy was destroyed by the attack by the pro-Iranian organization Hezbollah -Arroyo and Suipacha- in which lime trees were planted on behalf of the deceased. As every year, a large call for survivors and people who want to say present to pay homage is expected.

The Israeli embassy – a charge of Eyal Sela – recorded that in the explosive attack”29 people died and more than 200 were injured“It will happen that this Friday “Israeli and Argentine officials, survivors and relatives of those who lost their lives, as well as the general public, will pay tribute to the victims.”

This March 17 marks a new anniversary of the terrorist attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires

The diplomatic representation said this on its official Twitter account that “supported by iran, the terrorist organization Hezbollah has murdered innocent civilians from Israel to Argentina. 31 years of the attack against the Israeli embassy in Argentina, an example of what Hezbollah and Iran seek to sow: terror, blood and destruction“.

The text is accompanied by a video with images of militiamen of that organization, of the destroyed buildings of the AMIA (1992) and the embassy (1994) in Buenos Aires, from attacks in Saudi Arabia (1996) and in Bulgaria (2012)from Iranian hierarchs and messages rejecting terrorism.

The memories began this Thursday, with the call “youth act“, which took place in the late afternoon in the dry square of Arroyo and Suipacha. Both acts were convened under the motto “Sowing a legacy of memory to reap a future of peace“.

The embassy said: “In tribute to the victims, their families and loved ones; to the survivors; To all those who offered their support and dedication to help remove the rubble, to heal the wounds, to reconstruct injuries of the body and the soul, we dedicate an educational project that collects pedagogical resources that will facilitate addressing the issue in educational institutions and working towards of a society where terrorism does not take place again“.

The Mossad’s reasons for “disconnecting” Iran from the attacks on the Israeli embassy and the AMIA

Precisely, on Wednesday the Ministry of Education of the Nation launched a website with pedagogical materials and tools to “collaborate with teacher planning and be implemented in both formal and non-formal education environment”, it is difficult.

It was described that “the educational portal includes historical information and materials linked to different awareness campaigns.” The site “has a space for the testimony of survivors and family members and, on the other hand, a section dedicated to the memory of those who lost their lives in the attack on the voice and the memory of their closest loved ones.”

The presentation was attended by the Minister of Education, Jaime Perczyk; The chancellor santiago cafiero and Ambassador Sela, among other local and Israeli authorities.

He also recalled the diplomatic mission that in 2017 the National Congress “approved law 27,417 that establishes March 17 as the Day of Solidarity with the Victims of the Attack on the Israeli Embassy and establishes that this theme be incorporated, through the Federal Council of Education, in the curriculum of Argentine schools”.

How was the attack on the Israeli Embassy

On Tuesday, March 17 at 2:45 p.m., the driver of a Ford F-100 truck, loaded with explosives, crashed into the front of the building located at the corner of Arroyo and Suipacha​, destroying the embassy, ​​in addition to causing damage to a Catholic church and a school.

Israel denies that the Mossad report disassociates Iran from the attacks on the AMIA and the embassy

Due to the criminal act, the balance was 29 dead and 242 woundedmany of them with injuries that they will have for life and others whose memory will never be erased.

Its about first attack in Argentina and that will undoubtedly leave a mark in the country’s history, especially since two years later, on July 18, 1994, another attack on the AMIA building left 85 dead and more than 300 injured.

The case remains unclear, in the Supreme Court

31 years after the attack There were never any arrests or convictions. Despite the fact that the case remains open, there are no indications of further progress and everything is still in the hands of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation as on the first day.

Although the case is on hold, since March 18, 1992, the day after the attack, the terrorist organization Hezbollah claimed responsibility for the attack through a writing in the An Nahar newspaper in Beirut.

During the investigation it was established that there was Links between Hezbollah and people who worked in the commercial area in the tri-border area. It is through this route that he believes that the suicide driver entered the country days before to commit the criminal act.

The page of the Judiciary indicates that there were no movements in the case for six months and despite the continued support of the united states there is still no justice.


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