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Press Releases
2 June 2012
Press release detail

Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi spoke by telephone this morning with his Nigerian colleague Olugbenga Ashiru, to express his deep thanks for the Nigerian authorities’ collaboration on resolving the kidnapping of Italian national Modesto Di Girolamo. For his part, and in the name of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Minister Ashiru congratulated Terzi on the […]

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1 June 2012
Somalia – Istanbul Conference – From transition to stabilisation

In Somalia we need to avoid a power gap that could be exploited by the warlords. This was the appeal made by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon when he opened the International Conference on Somalia in Istanbul. The Conference brought together the representatives of 54 countries to map out the pathway for Somalia to […]

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1 June 2012
Somalia – Istanbul Conference: From transition to stabilisation

The Turkish Premier, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, opened the second international conference on Somalia in Istanbul this morning, 1 June 2012. The representatives of 54 countries are attending the conference, with Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi representing Italy. The aim of the conference is to map out the pathway for Somalia […]

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31 May 2012
SOMALIA: Italy at the Istanbul Conference to help the stability process

“Preparing Somalia’s Future: Goals for 2015”: these are the themes of the international conference opening in Istanbul on Friday 1 June, which Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi will be attending. The political representatives of 54 countries will be meeting in the Turkish city to map out the conditions for Somalia to move forward this summer from […]

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Press Releases
28 May 2012
Missione a Nairobi, Juba e Khartoum dell’On. Margherita Boniver, Inviato Speciale del Ministro Terzi per le emergenze umanitarie nel Sahel e nel Corno d’Africa

L’Onorevole Margherita Boniver, Inviato Speciale del Ministro Terzi per le emergenze umanitarie nel Sahel e nel Corno d’ Africa, è partita oggi per una missione che la porterà a Nairobi, Juba e Khartoum. In Kenya l’On. Boniver illustrerà agli esponenti del Governo locale le iniziative che la Cooperazione italiana conduce in collaborazione con la Croce […]

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Press Releases
28 May 2012
Missione a Nairobi, Juba e Khartoum dell’On. Margherita Boniver, Inviato Speciale del Ministro Terzi per le emergenze umanitarie nel Sahel e nel Corno d’Africa

L’Onorevole Margherita Boniver, Inviato Speciale del Ministro Terzi per le emergenze umanitarie nel Sahel e nel Corno d’ Africa, è partita oggi per una missione che la porterà a Nairobi, Juba e Khartoum. In Kenya l’On. Boniver illustrerà agli esponenti del Governo locale le iniziative che la Cooperazione italiana conduce in collaborazione con la Croce […]

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Speeches
25 May 2012
Speech by Minister Terzi on the occasion of Africa Day (Italian only)

(valid only the actual speech delivered) Signor Presidente, Signore e Signori, desidero innanzitutto ringraziare il Signor Presidente della Repubblica per l’alto onore che ci riserva con la sua partecipazione così significativa a questo incontro annuale sull’Africa. Rivolgo il mio saluto a tutti i presenti, e in particolare al Vice Presidente del Senato, Senatore Bonino, al […]

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Interviews
24 May 2012
Why Libya Matters (Foreign Policy) Versione originale

One year ago, a large international NATO-led coalition was critical in helping Libyans free themselves and their country from Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi’s three-decade-long bloody dictatorship. But that victory is not yet secure. Today, international engagement is even more necessary to win sustainable stability in post-conflict Libya. The success of a peaceful, democratic transition in Libya […]

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Interviews
24 May 2012
Why Libya Matters (Foreign Policy) Versione originale

One year ago, a large international NATO-led coalition was critical in helping Libyans free themselves and their country from Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi’s three-decade-long bloody dictatorship. But that victory is not yet secure. Today, international engagement is even more necessary to win sustainable stability in post-conflict Libya. The success of a peaceful, democratic transition in Libya […]

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Press Releases
18 May 2012
Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi received his Sudanese colleague, Ali Ahmed Karti, at the Foreign Ministry in Rome today, 18 May 2012

Minister Terzi expressed Italy’s concern over the current state of tension between Sudan and South Sudan, and our expectation that the two sides should resume bilateral talks as soon as possible to resolve all questions still outstanding. In expressing his appreciation of the moderate line taken by Minister Karti himself, Terzi insisted on the need […]

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Speeches
17 May 2012
Dettaglio intervento

(fa fede solo il discorso effettivamente pronunciato) Mr Secretary General, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be here on this high level segment and I would like to thank the Secretary General, Koji Sekimizu, for organising this meeting particularly useful at this time when there are many different initiatives on piracy mainly […]

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Speeches
17 May 2012
Dettaglio intervento

(fa fede solo il discorso effettivamente pronunciato) Mr Secretary General, Distinguished delegates, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be here on this high level segment and I would like to thank the Secretary General, Koji Sekimizu, for organising this meeting particularly useful at this time when there are many different initiatives on piracy mainly […]

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