Zelensky meets with Markiv, praises results of his case

Source : 112 Ukraine

It is noted that Markiv wants to continue his career as a serviceman
19:41, 4 November 2020

National Guard Vitaliy Markiv meets with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky
Office of the President of Ukraine

Today, on November 4, after arriving home, National Guardsman Vitaliy Markiv met with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. During the meeting, Zelensky stated that he was glad that the country had fighters like Markiv, the press service of the President's Office reports.

"You are a good man. I greet you, How delightful to meet you. I think this is a joint victory, and above all - the victory of Ukraine at the international level. I am glad that we have such fighters. We have been doing everything in our power," the president said.

Interior Minister Arsen Avakov noted that Markiv was a student of the National Academy of Internal Affairs and wanted to continue his career as a serviceman.

Related: Markiv case: Appeal Court of Milan lifts charges off Ukrainian National Guard

As we reported earlier, Vitaliy Markiv is a member of the National Guard of Ukraine. Italy accused him of involvement in the murder of Italian photographer Andrea Rocchelli, killed in Donetsk region in 2014.

In 2017, the police arrested Markiv in Bologna airport as he came there to visit his mother. Earlier this year, the Italian court sentenced him to 24 years behind the bars under these charges.

Yesterday, on November 3, the Appeal Court in Milan acquitted Markiv of all charges.

Related: Markiv intends to continue his military career in Ukraine

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