Giulio Terzi

  • Not a 'scapegoat' in quitting over marines issue: Former Italy FM March 31, 2013

    Rome: Giulio Terzi, who quit as Italian foreign minister over Rome's decision to send two marines back to India to face trial for killing Indian fishermen, says he does not "feel like a scapegoat" over his surprise move to resign to oppose his government's uturn on the issue. Terzi resigned...
  • Wasn't my decision to send back marines: Italian exforeign minister March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi resigned on Tuesday in protest over his government's decision to send the marines back to India to stand trial for the killing of two fishermen in Kerala. The marines issue did not just rattle IndiaItaly ties, but have also managed to shake up...
  • Criminal case against marines initiated: Italy March 1, 2012

    Kochi: In a bid to persuade India to hand over its two arrested marines charged with murder for killing two fishermen, Italy told the Kerala High Court on Thursday it has initiated criminal proceedings against them under its law that could lead to a prison term of not less than...
  • Fishermen deaths: Italy files fresh petition February 29, 2012

    Kochi: Italy has filed a fresh petition in the Kollam Magistrate Court in the Indian fishermen's killings case. Italy has sought permission for Italian experts to be present while the weapons are being examined in the forensic labs. This came a day after the Italian Foreign Minister met his Indian...
  • Italy assures easing of business visa to Indians February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: India and Italy on Tuesday discussed easing of the business visa regime, with Rome stating it had already started working towards streamlining the process. The issue of putting in place an effective visa regime for businessmen and professionals was raised during a meeting between Commerce and Industry Minister Anand...
  • Italy to offer blood money to victims' families? February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Italian Foreign Minister met his Indian counterpart SM Krishna on Tuesday over the alleged killings of two Indian fishermen by Italian naval guards. Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi expressed regret and condolences to the families of the victims in the meeting. After the meeting, Krishna said that there...
  • Fishermen case: Italian FM meets Krishna February 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi arrived in India on a twoday visit over the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by Italian naval guards. He is accompanied by the family members of the two Italian navy personnel who have been arrested over the alleged killings. He met his Indian...
  • Ship search complete, police to present evidence before court February 26, 2012

    The Kochi police conducted a complete search of the Italy ship, Enrica Lexie, on Saturday and picked up four boxes. These will be probed further after presenting them to court. ...
  • Italy pulling all stops to secure release of guards February 21, 2012

    Kochi: Italy is pulling out all stops to secure the release of their two naval personnel involved in the firing incident off the Kochi coast that snuffed out the lives of two Indian fishermen. Its Foreign Minister, Giulio Terzi, after issuing a tough statement, has sent his deputy to negotiate...
  • Italy sends envoy to India, seeks release of guards February 21, 2012

    Rome: Italy is sending a top envoy to India to negotiate with the government after two Italian marine security guards were arrested for allegedly shooting to death two Indian fishermen they mistook for pirates. Italy has insisted the case be handled by its own judicial authorities since the incident allegedly occurred...
  • Italy criticises India for arresting its naval guards February 20, 2012

    Rome: Criticising the Kerala Police for arresting servicemen acting to protect a cargo ship from pirates. Italian foreign ministry on Monday said that Italian authorities should be allowed to deal with allegations its forces killed two Indian fishermen. The two Italian marines were part of a security detachment assigned to protect...