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Wanted By Argentina, Iranian Defense Minister Told To Leave Bolivia

June 01 2011


The Bolivian government has instructed Iran's visiting defense minister to leave the country due to his alleged role in a 1994 bombing, Reuters reports.

Ahmad Vahidi is wanted in Argentina for allegedly planning an attack on a Jewish center in Argentina that killed 85 people. Iran has long denied involvement with the bombing.

The minister took part in a ceremony in Santa Cruz on Tuesday that was also attended by Bolivia's president, reported the BBC.

Bolivia apologized to...

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