"Freedom for Cospito": the writing on the wall of the consulate in Barcelona. Attack on an Italian diplomat in BerlinThe investigators follow the anarchist trail for the raid in Catalonia. In Germany, the car of an official was set on fire
For the two attacks on Italian diplomatic representatives in Barcelona and Berlin, the anarchist trail is being followed , also linked to the story of Alfredo Cospito , the prisoner confined in Bancali under the 41bis regime and who has been on hunger strike for months.
"Libertat Cospito", "Total Amnesty" and "Italian homicidal state" are the writings found on a wall of the facade of the Italian consulate general in Barcelona, targeted by acts of vandalism.
"Unknown persons - communicates the Farnesina - have broken the window of the building where the consulate general in Barcelona is located , smearing a wall of the entrance to the building". According to El Periódico de Catalunya, the raids were the work of "five hooded men" and the action was recorded by a security camera.
In Berlin, the car with the diplomatic license plate of an official on duty at the Italian embassy was then set on fire .
The local police forces, communicates the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, «have carried out the necessary scientific and investigative surveys . In both cases, fortunately, no injuries were reported. Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani "personally and immediately contacted the embassy in Berlin and the consulate in Barcelona to express his solidarity and asked that full light be shed as soon as possible on the dynamics of these criminal acts". Arranged for "the immediate start of the procedures for verifying and strengthening the diplomatic offices and the personnel involved".
The Rome prosecutor's office has opened an investigation.
"I sent my solidarity and that of the Italian Government to the First Counselor of the Italian Embassy in Berlin, Luigi Estero, for the attack that set his car on fire in the German capital", commented the president of the I recommend Giorgia Meloni. "The Government - he continues - is following these new cases of violence against our officials and our diplomatic representations with concern and attention ".