Ex-Argentine leader tells court son was killed by Hezbollah

Buenos Aires—Former Argentine President Carlos Menem has said he believes his son was killed by the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah, which prosecutors also suspect was behind two 1990s bombings in Buenos Aires.
In testimony to a judge overseeing the investigation of his son’s death 21 years ago, Menem said that then-Foreign Minister Guido Di Tella had told him he heard through foreign embassies of Hezbollah’s alleged involvement.But Menem, who was president from 1989-1999 and is currently a senator, did not give further details or any evidence for the claim.—Agencies

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