Argentine government unveiled a Raoul Wallenberg statue

On November 17, 1998 the Argentine government unveiled a monument to Raoul Wallenberg on the corner of Austria Street and Figueroa Alcorta Avenue in the city of Buenos Aires.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Guido Di Tella headed the ceremony along with the Sweden’s Minister of Trade, Leif Pagrotsky, diplomatic authorities, and Mrs.Evelyn Szelenyi, Chief of Staff of US Congressman, Tom Lantos.

Baruch Tenembaum, Oscar Vicente, Natalio Wengrower, Sir Sigmund Sternberg, Guy Von Dardel, José Ignacio García Hamilton and Father Horacio Moreno attended the ceremony on behalf of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation.