Enrica Lexie: Italy seeks US help
Country looks for assistance in long-running legal case against marines.
Italy seeks US help to get marines freed
NEW DELHI: Even as it talks about international arbitration to free its Marines that were accused of shooting two Kerala fishermen, Italy has sought support from the US on the issue.
Italy’s defence minister Roberta Pinnoti took up the matter with her US counterpart Chuck Hagel on a recent visit to Washington. In an acknowledgment of Italy’s position, Hagel is said to have told the Italian minister that the case could impact anti-piracy missions of various countries.
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