Italy says India Court's travel ban on ambassador illegal
Decision is 'evident violation of Vienna Conventions'18 March, 20:57
In a statement, the foreign ministry said: "The decision by the Supreme Court to bar our ambassador from leaving the country without the court's permission constitutes an evident violation of the Vienna Conventions on diplomatic relations which codifies universally accepted principals". In the same statement, the ministry also said: "Italy continues to believe that the case of its two marines has to be resolved according to international law. "In this sense we have proposed to subject to arbitration or other juridical mechanism the solution of the case".