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Farnesina denies reports regarding Leon successorThe end of Bernardino Leon’s mandate was predetermined and his successor was chosen more than two months ago. Contrary to some newspaper reports, therefore, there was not and could not have been any Italian request...
Gentiloni: Ministerial meeting on AfghanistanMinister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Paolo Gentiloni took part in a ministerial meeting on Afghanistan co-chaired by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the...
Gentiloni meets Ambassadors of EU countriesGentiloni meets Ambassadors of EU countriesThe Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Paolo Gentiloni, today addressed the traditional meeting of ambassadors of European Union member states. The...
Libya: Leon’s text is a step forwards, says Gentiloni. Negotiations must resume after Eid.“The text of the political agreement, with its annexes, presented by the United Nations Special Envoy for Libya, Bernardino Leon, is a new, important step in the negotiations to form a Government of National Accord”....
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Paolo Gentiloni

Hon. Paolo Gentiloni (born November 22, 1954 in Rome) is an Italian politician, member of the Democratic Party and former Italian Minister of Communications.

He is a professional Journalist and has a degree in political sciences.

He became spokesman for the Mayor of Rome in 1993 and was Jubilee and Tourism Councillor in the Rome City Council.

In 2001, he was elected Member of Parliament and was Chairman of the Broadcasting Services Watchdog Committee.

Between 2006 and 2008 he was Minister for Communications in Prime Minister Prodi’s government.

One of the 45 members of the National founding committee of the Democratic Party in 2007, he was re-elected in 2008 and 2013 to the Chamber of Deputies and has been member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs.


Minister Paolo Gentiloni