An open forum on Italian marines issue

Updated - November 22, 2021 06:54 pm IST

Published - March 22, 2013 07:41 pm IST

India and Italy have always had excellent diplomatic and economic relations. The case of the Italian marines accused of killing two fishermen off the coast of Kerala has provoked considerable tension between the two governments as well as debates within the two countries.

The Hindu and >La Repubblica , the two leading newspapers in India and Italy are now opening a common channel for their readers and citizens: A forum in which the readers of both countries can hold debates and dialogue. It is a way of understanding their viewpoints as well as their differences.

Comments will be moderated and both newspapers will be sure to avoid any sort of intolerant messaging.

The aim of both newspapers is to build mutual understanding around the viewpoint of their respective readers. Details or arguments that have not been understood or acknowledged on one side or the other will be highlighted. Readers are invited to post their comments below in The Hindu or >here in La Repubblica.

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