10/23, 1:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Actor Richard Gere to testify at Salvini's trial - report

Actor Richard Gere will appear as a witness for the prosecution at a trial of Italian former Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini (pictured), ANSA news agency reported on Saturday.

Former Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, current Minister of the Interior Luciana Lamorgese, and Minister of Foreign Affairs Luigi Di Maio will also be questioned as witnesses, the report added.

The trial over Salvini's refusal to allow the docking of a migrant rescue ship in 2019 will start later during the day, in Palermo.

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