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The tomb of former Argentine president Carlos Menem and his son is vandalized

The tomb of former Argentine president Carlos Menem and his son is vandalized

The tomb of former Argentine president Carlos Menem and his son is vandalized

The tomb of the former Argentine president Carlos Menem (1989-1999) and that of his son Carlos Jr. were vandalized along with one hundred other graves in the Islamic Cemetery of good airThe Argentine Arab Islamic Association (AAAI) reported this Thursday.

The night attack, which took place on Monday, coincided with the third anniversary of the death of Menem, who died on February 14, 2021.

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The criminals stole bronze frames, destroyed marble structures and stole the Argentine flag that flew over the resting place of the former president and his son. Carlos Menem Jr.“, the association detailed in a statement.

The entity indicated that these are not the first attacks that the property has suffered and that “They cannot be overlooked in the case of a place of such spiritual and symbolic importance.”.

The president of AAAI, Adalberto Assadguaranteed that for 20 years the cemetery had the custody of Gendarmeriebut which was later withdrawn, despite the community’s demands.

We ask for security, they send us there for two days and then you don’t see them again,” said Assad.

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During the decade that his government lasted, Carlos Menem He applied a liberal economic policy that antagonized the tradition of Peronism, the political movement from which he originated and within which he governed. He established a convertibility in which one Argentine peso was equivalent to one dollar and had the liberal as his most important minister. Domingo Cavallo.

The current president, Javier Mileideclared his admiration for Menem and even assured that he was the “best president in history”.

Source: Elcomercio

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