Italy supports accused Marines
Pair accused of killing Indian fishermen during anti-piracy op.
Mattarella confirms support for marines on armed forces day
President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday confirmed his full support for Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone – two Italian marines accused by India of killing two Indian fishermen during an anti-piracy mission in 2012. “There are many parts of our commitment to foreign missions,” Mattarella said at the presidential palace during a ceremony for Italian national unity and armed forces day.
“Among these is the service of marines La Torre and Girone, to whom I confirm my full support”.
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