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Italy minister resigns over return of marines to India

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Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi said Tuesday he was resigning from his post in protest over the return of two Italian marines to India to face murder charges. 

Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi speaks during a press conference in Rome, on February 28, 2013. Terzi says he is resigning from his post in protest over the return of two Italian marines to India to face murder charges.

"I resign in contention with the decision to send the marines back to India. The misgivings I expressed had no effect on the decision taken," he told parliament.

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