In Italy the date 5 court hearings on the case of Marcia national guardsman, accused of murder of the journalist, Ambassador

В Италии назначены даты 5 судебных заседаний по делу нацгвардейца Маркива, обвиняемого в убийстве журналиста, - посол

In the case of a soldier of the National guard of Ukraine Vitaly Marcia accused in Italy in the killing of Italian photojournalist Andrea Rockelli in the Donbass in 2014, the scheduled date of the five court sessions. About it in interview “Interfax-Ukraine” said Ukraine’s Ambassador to Italy Yevhen Perelygin.

“Already the date five meetings, the first of which will take place on 14 September, the next – 28 September, one in October and two in November,” the Ambassador said.

According to him, accused Ukrainian regular visits by the Consul and soldier hopes for a fair trial.

“The Consul visited him on a regular basis, as soon as there is any chance Vitali expresses his desire. I can say that it holds. He has the belief that everything must be decided according to justice,” – said the diplomat.

Perelygin also said that at the moment Italian law enforcement authorities do not intend to create a Ukraine-initiated joint investigation team, because they do not see the need. At the same time, according to him, the Italian investigators have not visited the site of the so-called crimes.

Remember, Markiv was detained in the night from 30 June to 1 July 2017 at the airport of the Italian city of Bologna. He was accused of the murder of a photographer, Roselli, who was killed by mortar fire on may 24, 2014. The national guard under stated that the Markiv can not be involved in this, as in the battalion. Of hero of Ukraine General Kulchytsky, in which were serving Sergeant Markiv, at that time there was not a single mortar. The General Prosecutor of Ukraine has declared its readiness to join the investigation, but the Italian government ignored this proposal.

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