BUENOS AIRES – The government of Argentina on Thursday ordered the release of secret documents related to a 1992 terrorist attack on Israel’s embassy in Buenos Aires that left 29 people dead and more than 200 wounded.
The government acted on a request from the Supreme Court, which is overseeing the investigation.
Through a decree published in the official gazette, President Cristina Fernandez ordered the “declassification of all documents in the intelligence archives” that are related to the attack.
The Federal Intelligence Agency is to review the content and then send the files to the Supreme Court.
Speaking last month on the 23rd anniversary of the attack, Fernandez announced that her government would declassify the documents on receiving a formal request from the Supreme Court.
The government has already released files related to the investigation of the 1994 attack against the Buenos Aires headquarters of AMIA, a Jewish community organization.
No one has been convicted in connection with either the embassy attack or the AMIA bombing.