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Italy insists the Enrica Lexie was in international waters at the time of the incident. Italian sailors Salvatore Girone R and Massimiliano Latorre leave the police commissioner office in the southern Indian city of Kochi January 18, The second condition was that he will not tamper with any evidence, nor influence any witness in the case. Antony were killed allegedly as a result of gunshot wounds following a confrontation with the Enrica Lexie in international waters, off the Indian coast. Italy criticised the prosecution pursuant to the SUA Convention as equating the incident to an act of terrorism. India argues the case is not a maritime dispute but "a double murder at sea", in which one fisherman was shot in the head and the other in the stomach. NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today allowed Massimiliano Latorre , one of the two Italian marines accused of killing an Indian fishermen duo off the Kerala coast in , to substitute those persons who had stood as his sureties at the time of grant of bail in the case. In the meanwhile, the bank guarantees be given by Vishal Talwar and Vikas Talwar. In particular, UNCLOS swayed somewhat from the more interventionist approach taken in the Arctic Sunrise case when the Tribunal ordered a state to return a person subject to Annex 7 proceedings. Latorre has been in Italy since for medical treatment after suffering a stroke in India. Italy has also complained that after four years the two marines have yet to be formally charged with any crime.

From their side, Indian authorities longly delayed the formalization of accuses, thus stemming reaction from Italian authorities, which sought support from the European Parliament. Two fishermen, Ajesh Binki and Valentine, were killed.

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Unlike other international courts, parties who bring the disputes nominate the arbiters and set other conditions, such as the language. The apex court had also asked the Italian Embassy here to give an undertaking to abide by the conditions under which Latorre was allowed to leave India.

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In response, the court granted one week's time to Kerala state and Central government in Delhi to file counter affidavits. From their side, Indian authorities longly delayed the formalization of accuses, thus stemming reaction from Italian authorities, which sought support from the European Parliament. Antony that had been involved in the incident, but that bullets used in the incident were fired from rifles assigned to two other marines. On 24 August ITLOS by a majority opinion of issued provisional measures in the case and ordered that "Italy and India shall both suspend all court proceedings and refrain from initiating new ones which might aggravate or extend the dispute submitted to the Annex VII arbitral tribunal or might jeopardise or prejudice the carrying out of any decision which the arbitral tribunal may render," [] [] The provisional ruling also demanded that India and Italy each submit to ITLOS by 24 September their respective Initial Report on the incident. The waters close to India are generally considered safer. Girone returned in , following a decision by the PCA on provision measures. They do not match some details of the vessel I have seen and what I have been shown in the picture of the officials of the Indian Merchant Navy. And they are prosecuted under the anti-piracy and anti-terrorism law, according to Lady Catherine Ashton and the Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino , this implies that Italy is a terrorist state.

Italy took the issue to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague insaying that the tribunal should hear the case under maritime law as the incident happened in international waters off India's southern coast.

Insisting that the incident happened in India's "exclusive economic zone", he added that the "quick efforts of the Indian authorities deserve not criticism as was levelled by Italy, but praise.

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I saw that there were 5 or 6 people on board, but I'm not sure if it was more. After the bank guarantees are given by them, the bank guarantee given by Jyothikumar and Rajmohan will be discharged," the bench said while disposing of Latorre's plea.

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The issue has the potential to impact the overall European Union-India relations and has also a bearing on the global fight against piracy, to which the EU is strongly committed," she stated. The PCA is one of the oldest venues for international dispute resolutions, established in by the Hague Convention.

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A fight which is in all our interest! Since the attempted attack was averted, the vessel continued on its scheduled course of journey. Antony was approximately New Delhi insists both Italians should return to India for a final judgment by an Indian court. They do not match some details of the vessel I have seen and what I have been shown in the picture of the officials of the Indian Merchant Navy. But New Delhi insists that the two marines -- one of whom was allowed home in and the other in -- should both return to India for a final judgement by an Indian court. In December Rome threatened to withdraw its ambassador from India after a court rejected Latorre's original request for medical leave. The waters close to India are generally considered safer. Italy has sought to pile both public and private pressure on the Indian government to allow the marines to be tried at home. He also stressed that the boat was in international waters at the time and that Chief Master Sergeant Massimiliano Latorre and Sergeant Salvatore Girone were acting as agents of the Italian government.

The tribunal asked India to allow the marine to return home while the arbitration proceedings take place. Mogherini told the European Parliament in January that "it's good for everyone to be fully aware of how much of an impact the unresolved dispute of the two Italian Navy officials can have on relations between the EU and India.

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