Federal Intelligence Agency

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Federal Intelligence Agency
Agencia Federal de Inteligencia
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Agency overview
Formed March 5, 2015
Preceding Agency
Type Intelligence
Headquarters Ave. 25 de Mayo 11, Buenos Aires
Employees 2,000
Agency executive

The Federal Intelligence Agency (in Spanish: Agencia Federal de Inteligencia) also known as AFI is the principal intelligence agency of Argentina.

This organization is the successor to the Secretariat of Intelligence (formerly SIDE) and has two purposes: to collect national intelligence for governmental needs and criminal intelligence. It also was transferred from the Ministry of Security, to the National Criminal Intelligence.

The agency was created by Law 27126 3 amending the National Intelligence Act entering into force 120 days after enactment of the Act. According to regulations shall govern all communication by the Director General or Deputy Director General any interaction being punished by the members of the AFI any action or relationship regulated by the law establishing the Federal Intelligence Agency. In turn AFI officials should make affidavits without distinction of degrees.

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Coordinates: 34°36′25″S 58°22′14″W / 34.607°S 58.3706°W / -34.607; -58.3706