Answer to Written Question: Murder of Italian volunteer Nadia De Munari in Nuevo Chimbote, Peru

(Source: European Parliament)



Answer given by High Representative/Vice-President Borrell

on behalf of the European Commission


The High Representaitve/Vice-President and his services are aware of the tragic death of the Italian missionary Ms. Nadia de Munari on 24 April 2021 in Nuevo Chimbote, Peru. National police authorities announced on 16 July 2021 that four suspects had been arrested. When informed of this tragic event, the EU Delegation contacted the Italian embassy in Peru, competent for this case, to offer support. The European External Action Service and in particular the EU Delegation in Peru will continue to follow closely this investigation.

As part of the ongoing monitoring of the security situation in Peru, the EU Delegation raises regularly the subject of the security of volunteers in Peru during its consular meetings with Member States, and takes appropriate action within the framework of its competences and in close coordination with national authorities.

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