Ukrainian law enforcers appealed to the Italian colleagues with a proposal to establish a joint investigation team to investigate the crimes committed are in Italy suspect an employee of the national guard of Ukraine Vitaly Marcia. About it in interview to Agency «Interfax-Ukraine» said the Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yevhen Yenin.
He noted that the death of Italian photojournalist Andrea Rokelli and a number of other persons, the SBU is investigating the qualification of «terrorist act».
«We have repeatedly made proposals to the Italian side to provide assistance in the investigation of this crime, since we are talking about the same events. Six months ago we sent a letter signed by the Prosecutor General and the head of the SBU. We proposed Italian law enforcement agencies to arrive at the scene of the crime, see the criminal proceedings, which is in the possession of the SBU,» said ENIN.
According to him, while the Italian side has not responded to the offer.
«Today we have no caveats about the objectivity of the investigation in Italy, we trust our Italian partners… According to which the Ukrainian law enforcement agencies, Markiv could not have a direct relationship to the murder of Roselli. We have witnesses, some of whom have visited Italy for questioning by Italian prosecutors,» he said.
Markiv was arrested in Italy June 30, 2017. He is suspected of involvement in the murder Rokkelli and his Russian translator Andrey Mironov in the Donbas. They died may 24, 2014 in the area of Slavyansk, Donetsk region.
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine said that the criminal proceedings against Marcia Italian law enforcement authorities opened according to the testimony of a French journalist, who provided the video, allegedly confirming the involvement Marcia to killing Rochelle.
Ukrainian law enforcers believe that the death of Italian citizen Rokkelli and his Russian translator have occurred as a result of shelling by the Russian-terrorist forces. In the division Marcia was not mortars that would fire on suspected whereabouts of the journalist, said the interior Ministry.
In GPU declared that offered Italy help in the investigation of national guardsman Marcia, but have not yet received a response 25.02.2018