Ban Ki-moon 'concern' at India-Italy marines case - update

'Both sides must try for reasonable solution'

(ANSA) - New York, January 6 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is concerned at an ongoing dispute between India and Italy over two Italian marines, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told ANSA on Tuesday. "(He) is concerned that the issue remains unresolved thus sharpening tensions between two important member States," Dujarric said. It is "important for both parties to try to reach a reasonable and mutually acceptable solution," Dujarric said. Ban "fears the issue could affect common efforts for peace and international security".
   

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