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16 March 2012
Under-Secretary De Mistura meets with Pakistani Minister for Minority Affairs Paul Bhatti

Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Staffan de Mistura met today at the foreign ministry in Rome with Pakistani Minister for Minority Affairs Paul Bhatti, a Catholic, the Prime Minister’s Special Advisor and brother of Shahbaz Bhatti (Minister for Minority Affairs killed last March). Their discussions centred on the status of minority protections and inter-faith dialogue in […]

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16 March 2012
Minister Terzi concerned over armed Ethiopian attack on Eritrean soil

The foreign ministry is monitoring reports of an armed Ethiopian attack on Eritrean soil with deep concern, and firmly condemns all recourse to violence as a means for resolving disputes. Italy has launched a strong appeal to the parties concerned to abstain from the further use of measures that violate the fundamental principles of international […]

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15 March 2012
Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi meets with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Erato Kozakou-Marcoullis

Minister for Foreign Affairs Guiulio Terzi met today at the foreign ministry in Rome with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Erato Kozakou-MarcoullisThe two ministers reviewed what they noted as excellent bilateral relations and a common commitment to intensifying economic and cultural collaboration, citing, in particular, the growing dissemination of the Italian language in […]

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14 March 2012
Minister Terzi meets in Rome with UNRWA Commissioner General Filippo Grandi

Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi met today at the foreign ministry in Rome with Filippo Grandi, Commissioner General of UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees). Terzi’s discussions with Grandi – the most highly placed Italian official in the UN system – focused on Middle East dynamics and their importance in […]

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14 March 2012
Under-Secretary Dassu’ meets with Colombian Trade Minister Sergio Diaz Granados Guida

Under-Secretary Dassù met today at the Headquarters of Unioncamere with Colombian Trade Minister Sergio Diaz Granados Guida, on the occasion of the “Country Presidentation: Colombia” organised by the Foreign Ministry, Unioncamere and Confindustria, in collaboration with the Embassy of Colombia.The meeting offered an opportunity to review the excellent status of relations between Italy and Colombia, […]

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12 March 2012
Minister Terzi hails election of Cuno Tarfusser as Vice President of the International Criminal Court

Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi expressed his satisfaction with the election of Italian judge Cuno Tarfusser as Vice President of the International Criminal Court yesterday in The Hague. Vice President Tarfusser was elected after a three-year mandate as Judge in the Pre-Trial Division of the same ICC. This acknowledgement of the Italian magistrate’s accomplishments […]

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9 March 2012
Colloquio tra il Ministro Terzi e il suo omologo britannico, William Hague, sull’operazione per la liberazione degli ostaggi in Nigeria

Il Ministro degli Esteri, Giulio Terzi, e il Segretario di Stato per gli Affari Esteri e del Commonwealth, William Hague, hanno avuto oggi un colloquio in occasione della riunione informale dei Ministri degli Esteri dell’ UE a Copenaghen. I due Ministri hanno discusso della recente operazione per la liberazione degli ostaggi in Nigeria, facendo seguito […]

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9 March 2012
Colloquio tra il Ministro Terzi e il suo omologo britannico, William Hague, sull’operazione per la liberazione degli ostaggi in Nigeria

Il Ministro degli Esteri, Giulio Terzi, e il Segretario di Stato per gli Affari Esteri e del Commonwealth, William Hague, hanno avuto oggi un colloquio in occasione della riunione informale dei Ministri degli Esteri dell’ UE a Copenaghen. I due Ministri hanno discusso della recente operazione per la liberazione degli ostaggi in Nigeria, facendo seguito […]

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9 March 2012
Minister Terzi welcomes the release of the 8 Italian consultants held in Egypt

Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi has welcomed the positive conclusion of the case concerning 8 Italian consultants working with the Egyptian industrial group “Cleopatra”. The consultants had been held in the Group’s Ain Sokha factory during an industrial relations dispute. “Our diplomatic mission in the Egyptian capital took immediate action, in liaison with the Ministry’s Crisis […]

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7 March 2012
Italy’s commitment to protect and promote women’s rights

“I wish, in the name of the men and women of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to restate the Ministry’s complete and utter commitment to protecting and promoting the rights of women throughout the world”. Speaking was Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, on the eve of International Women’s Day. “Sadly, we have to acknowledge that today, […]

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