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Iran pulls envoy from Argentina

Iran has recalled its top envoy in Buenos Aires for consultations amid a growing row over the deadly bombing of a Jewish community centre in the city in 1994. The Iranian embassy’s Charge d’Affaires, Mohammad Ali Tabatabaei, returned to Tehran on Tuesday, a foreign ministry spokesman said. An Argentine judge has sought the arrest of four Iranian officials for alleged involvement in the 1994 bombing, in which 85 people died and hundreds more were wounded. The Argentine intelligence service has long believed Iran was behind the car bomb attack, a charge Iran has denied. On Monday the Argentine Government summoned Mr Tabatabaei and asked him to explain Iran’s reaction to the arrest warrants, after Iran warned it would take “appropriate measures”. Full Story

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