UN marks 25th anniversary of bombing of Argentina Jewish center

UN holds event in memory of AMIA center in Buenos Aires which was bombed in Hezbollah-linked terror attack in 1994, leaving 85 dead.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

1994 AMIA bombing
1994 AMIA bombing

As part of a series of international memorial events, the United Nations will commemorate 25 years since the bombing of the Jewish community building in Buenos Aires, which killed eighty-five people and injured hundreds.

Iran is widely believed to have masterminded the terrorist attack, when its proxy Hezbollah sent operatives in a truck packed with explosives outside the Jewish community building.

The event will be held in memory of the victims of the terrorist attack and will be held at the organization's headquarters in New York.

The Argentine Foreign Minister will be accompanied by President of the General Assembly, UN officials and diplomats from around the world, and will be sponsored by representatives of the Jewish community in Argentina, the Argentine Mission to the United Nations and the World Jewish Congress. In addition to the UN event, about 20 Argentine embassies around the world will mark the occasion, including the embassy in Tel Aviv.

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, said that "Twenty-five years after the horrific attack against our brothers and sisters on Argentina, Iranian terror continues to act ceaselessly against the State of Israel and the Jewish people. In the absence of a strong response from the international community, it is only a matter of time until the Iranian threat reaches the rest of the world, just as reached Argentina."