Reuters: Prosecutors push again to investigate Argentine leader in bombing case

By Hugh Bronstein, 31 March 2015

(Reuters) – Argentine prosecutors pushed for a conspiracy investigation against President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday in the second appeal of a court decision that cleared her of trying to block the inquiry into a deadly 1994 bombing.

The accusation, that Fernandez conspired to cover up Iran’s alleged role in a truck bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, threw her administration into turmoil when the claim was leveled on Jan. 14 by state prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

It turned into a full-blown political scandal when Nisman was shot dead under murky circumstances four days later.

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