Malta expresses solidarity with Italy following the killing of the Italian ambassador to DR Congo

Reference Number: PR210374, Press Release Issue Date: Feb 22, 2021
Malta expresses solidarity with Italy and strongly condemns the brutal killing of Luca Attanasio, Ambassador of the Italian Republic to the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the killing of two other persons, including a Carabinieri official, which took place on 22nd February 2021 near Goma, DR Congo.

Malta conveys its sympathies and support to the people of Italy and the families of the deceased, who lost their lives in service to peacekeeping and humanitarian action, whilst reiterating its call for combating violence in the region.