Report: Argentine President Kirchner charged for alleged cover-up of 1994 bombing

Cristina fernandez de kirchnerReutersArgentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner touches her hair during a ceremony at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace in Buenos Aires, April 7, 2011.

Argentine president Crisitina Fernández de Kirchner is being investigated over an alleged cover-up of Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires, the Buenos Aires Herald reports.

Federal Prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita has requested to investigate President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman in a case involving an alleged cover-up of Iran’s role in the 1994 AMIA bombing.

“Giving a green light to a complaint first filed by now later AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, Pollicita presented the report before Judge Daniel Rafefas,” the paper reports.

More to come.

NOW WATCH: Research Reveals Why Men Cheat, And It’s Not What You Think

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.