NATO expresses concern over Italian marines’ case in India

(Reuters) – NATO warned India on Wednesday that using anti-terrorism legislation to try two Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen would undermine international efforts to combat piracy.

India has announced its Supreme Court will hold a hearing next week on whether to charge marines Massimiliano Latorre and Salvatore Girone under its maritime security law, provoking criticism from the European Union and Italian authorities.

The two men have been living in the Italian embassy in New Delhi.

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Wednesday called for an “appropriate resolution”.


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