Argentina court throws out cover-up case against President Kirchner
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Argentina court throws out cover-up case against President Kirchner

A federal appeals court in Argentina has thrown out a case that accused President Cristina Kirchner of orchestrating a deal to cover up the alleged role of Iranian officials in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.

The court’s decision Thursday upholds the decision of federal Judge Daniel Rafecas, who in February threw out the case saying it wasn’t strong enough to warrant an investigation. His ruling was appealed by prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita.

Prosecutor Alberto Nisman made the accusations against Kirchner on January 14, and four days later he was found shot dead in his bathroom. Nisman’s mysterious death, which has not been solved, has rocked the South American country.

Read more: Who killed Alberto Nisman?

Kirchner has denied Nisman’s allegations, and her administration has struggled to handle fallout from his death.

Associated Press