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Italy Seeks to Explain 3-Month Delay in Hostage Death

April 24, 2015 9:09 AM
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Italy's foreign minister is seeking to explain to Parliament why it took three months for Italy to learn about the death of an Italian aid worker in a U.S. drone strike on the Afghan-Pakistan border.

Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni told lawmakers Friday that in an inaccessible war zone, where hostage-taking is frequent, it took that long for U.S. intelligence to verify Giovanni Lo Porto had been killed.

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