Hector Timerman

 

 

Age: 65

 

Summary: foreign minister in former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's government who played a key role in the investigation into the deadly 1994 bombing of the Associacion Mutual Israelita Argentina Jewish center, who was Argentina's top diplomat from 2010 to 2015 but was detained in late 2017 and placed under house arrest, accused of taking part in a cover-up of Iran's role in the bombing of the Jewish Center in Buenos Aires, which left 85 people dead in Argentina's worst terrorist (prosecutor Alberto Nisman, whose 2015 death remains unsolved, had contended that a 2013 agreement with Iran, portrayed as a joint attempt to solve the case, in reality ensured that the Iranians involved would never be prosecuted) after a joint "truth commission" called for by the deal was approved by Argentina's Congress, but it was never formed because it was later ruled by local courts to be unconstitutional, who was a signatory to the agreement (he and Fernandez both denied there was a cover-up) when investigators have linked former Iranian officials to the attack, but Iran has denied any connection with the attack and declined to turn over suspects, and who was a former Argentine ambassador to the U.S.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: December 16, 1953

 

Died: December 30, 2018

 

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina