The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella in the bunker room of the Ucciardone prison in Palermo to participate in the commemorations of the Capaci massacre 29 years after the death of the magistrate Giovanni Falcone, his wife and his escort. Also present were the president of the chamber Roberto Fico and the ministers Cartabia, Carfagna and Bianchi. Read also “We will never forget Giovanni Falcone, magistrate and heroic servants of the state, who fell to defend the law, affirm justice, preserve civil coexistence. On the 29th anniversary of the Capaci massacre in which Giovanni Falcone, Francesca Morvillo and men died of the escort – Vito Schifano, Rocco Dicillo, Antonio Montinaro – I address a thought to the families of the victims of all mafia violence and an invitation to always keep alive the exemplary value of all the men and women of the Institutions, the Armed Forces and the Police forces who have lost their lives in the fulfillment of their duty in the service of the country “, commented the Undersecretary of Defense, Stefania Pucciarelli.” It is therefore up to all of us and in particular to young people – he added – who will be the protagonists of tomorrow, keep up the example left by Giovanni Falcone and make the lesson of legality, professionalism and love for the State that the magistrate hints at us to transmitted. A man of the institutions who, until the end, chose to do his job, challenging fear and loneliness. His commitment and his desire for justice represent important points of reference that we must always keep in mind on the road to the fight against the mafia “, concluded Pucciarelli.
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