Cristina Fernandez about Honduras: “This is a civil-militar coup has been minimized by the media”

The president of Argentina reported that the embassy in Tegucigalpa, the electricity was cut he / Location worst live Embassy of Brazil that is not only under siege, but has no power or water / remembered that this situation had not been seen or in the worst dictatorships

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, during his address to the 64th General Assembly of the United Nations, condemned the harsh repression that exists in Honduras after coup and expressed its deep concern at the situation they are living the embassies of Argentina and Brazil .

“This is a civic coup media that has been minimized,” said the head of state while warning that “if we do not build or design a multilateral strategy, strong states that do return democracy to Honduras (…) we will lay a serious precedent in a region where for decades suffered from dictatorships. ”

He reported that the Embassy of Argentina in Tegucigalpa he was cut off power supply for the military coup led by dictator Robert Michelleti.

“Next to the Embassy of Argentina has a television channel that broadcast the news of the arrival of President Manuel Zelaya of Honduras,” said Fernandez de Kirchner to point out that the outage was not just for non-payment, but by other reasons.

He also warned that the situation is more delicate in the Brazilian embassy, where they removed not only electricity but also water. And if that were not enough, the embassy is under siege by the house just because Manuel Zelaya.

“I want to say that neither as Latin American in Chile during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, the bloodiest in Latin America, there was a similar behavior with embassies actively working in the asylum for the refugees,” said the president of Argentina.

Request for extradition to Iran

Another selling point for Cristina Fernandez is its request to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, to extradite the officials of his government to Argentina that Justice is investigating the bombing of AMIA, the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina, which killed 85 people and left 300 injured as well as causing the destruction of the building. The fact happened on 18 July 1994.

“I humbly reiterate that request to get the officials to whom the Justice assigned responsibilities can be extradited, not to be condemned, but tried, and using all guarantees given by the democracy and a government that has made the defense human rights of their DNA, “said the President.

On the Falkland Islands, said that “it should be noted that in my country we still have a colonial enclave.

“Despite the numerous resolutions of this Assembly have not yet been able to resolve this issue with the UK and only a few months ago we have a group of family members can travel on a humanitarian flight to pay homage to their dead who fought in Falklands, “he said.


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