(AGI) Rome, July 21 - The stricken cruise liner Costa Concordiawill leave the island of Giglio on Wednesday, Civil Protectionhead Franco Gabrielli told a daily press conference onWednesday. "We could have waited till the last moment todecide, but we didn't want to end up deciding at midnight afterensuring everything was in place and also not to compromise theisland's transport system. We took it upon ourselves to make aprudent evaluation, which everyone shares," said Gabrielli.(AGI) . .