Argentine President Defends Accord With Iran Over 1994 Bombing

Refuting criticism from Israel and the Jewish world over pact with Iran to set up 'truth commission,' Argentina says it wants to avoid 'pain of victims' families.'

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez defended a pact with Iran to set up a "truth commission" to investigate the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires and asked Congress on Thursday to approve the accord.