The arrival of Chico Forti in Italy. Meloni: “Government Job Fair.” He will first go to a Roman prison, then be transferred to Verona

“Chico Forti is back in Italy. Italian Government Job Fair. I would like once again to thank Italian diplomacy and the American authorities for their collaboration.” These are the words of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni who welcomed the 65-year-old man from Trentino, who arrived today in Pratica di Mare from from the United States, where he was detained The man, convicted of murder, returned today after a long detention in the United States On May 16, he was released from prison in Miami and the Prime Minister announced. his return on March 1. In 2020, Luigi Di Maio, then Deputy Prime Minister, had promised the return of Forti to Italy. But then the procedure was interrupted. After landing on board the Falcon 2000, Forti will be taken in a. prison of the capital, Rebibbia, then transferred to Verona The Venetian destination must wait because today the visit of Pope Francis took place in the structure of the district, one of the lawyers who followed. the process of returning from the United States of the 65-year-old man from Trentino, tells the Ansa news agency that “the transfer of Forti to Italy is the completion of all legal procedures, undertaken before the American authorities . We last spoke to Forti on Monday, he was a little anxious, we spoke every Monday. We thank all the Italian and American authorities who followed his case.”

From left to right: the FdI deputy elected in North America Andrea Di Giuseppe, Chico Forti and the Italian consul in Miami Michele Misto. Photo Ansa

Tajani: “Results are achieved by working in silence”

“These results are obtained when we work in silence, without causing controversy, with great action from the government certainly, but also from our diplomacy. We have been working since we came to power so that Chico Forti can complete the second part of his detention in an Italian prison,” said Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani, commenting on Forti's return to Italy. “This seems to us to be a good choice, it is a choice that protects the interests of an Italian citizen who, among other things, having impeccable behavior as a prisoner in the United States, can continue to be a model prisoner even in an Italian prisoner. prison,” he said. added the minister.

The family: “Now the path is downhill”

The return of Chico Forti “is a great satisfaction for us after a battle that lasted like a Punic war. It is enough for us that he is in Italy today, now the path is downhill.” These are the words addressed to ANSA by his uncle, Gianni Forti. “It is certainly a great joy – a- he added – and for me the only regret is not having been able to recover it sooner”. The uncle thanked those who always supported this cause “We have the chance to give new life to Chico”, a-. he concluded.

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