The Minister of defence of Argentina did not exclude the liability of the former authorities for the loss of the submarine

© AP Photo / Argentina NavyПодводная boat San Juan Navy of Argentina. Archival photoThe Minister of defence of Argentina did not exclude the liability of the former authorities for the loss of the submarine© AP Photo / Argentina Navy

Defense Minister of Argentina Oscar Juncos believes that the responsibility for the accident of the submarine «San Juan» may lie in the previous government of Cristina Kirchner.

In November a year ago of the sunken submarine «San Juan» found the strain on the bottom of the Atlantic ocean 500 miles from shore and at a depth of over 900 metres.

«There’s a lot might be related to repair half life», — quotes the statement Aguada Agency Telam. On Tuesday, the Minister answered the questions of the parliamentary Commission, investigating into the death of the submarine.

According to Aguada, maintenance was performed on the «San Juan» during the period from 2008 to 2014. He also noted that the ex-Minister of defence (2010-2013) Nilda Nilda Garre should not be included in the number of members of the parliamentary Commission, although not believes that it is responsible for the deaths of the submarine.

The submarine «San Juan» has ceased to leave on communication 15 Nov 2017 during the transition from the naval base Ushuaia to Mar del Plata. At the time of last communication with submarines reported the accident. On Board were 44 people, including the first ever Argentinean woman-submariner Eliana Maria Krawczyk. Representatives of the Navy reported a single explosion, which can be associated with the disappearance of the «San Juan». 15 days after the disappearance of the submarine of naval forces of Argentina said that the operation to rescue 44 crew members of the submarine «San Juan» is terminated, but will continue the search for the submarine.

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