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In detail
5 February 2024
Press conference of Minister Antonio Tajani on the occasion of the ministerial meeting on the Western Balkans

On the occasion of the meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the “Friends of the Western Balkans” group and the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Western Balkans, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Antonio Tajani, will hold a press conference at 4:00 p.m. at the Farnesina. The […]

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Events
20 October 2023
Italy – Bosnia and Herzegovina Business Forum (Sarajevo, 23 November)

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is organising, in cooperation with the Italian Trade Agency (ICE), the Italy – Bosnia and Herzegovina Business Forum, which will be held in Sarajevo on 23 November 2023. The event will focus on the following sectors: Agri-tech; Green transition; Steel and electrical industry. During the event, […]

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Interviews
8 July 2023
Intervista ad Antonio Tajani : “ L’Unione europea deve scongiurare i rischi di una più forte crisi energetica e alimentare“

Traduzione di cortesia 1. Ministro Tajani, sta visitando la Croazia in occasione del Forum annuale di Dubrovnik la cui edizione 2023, “Navigating the global reshuffle”, è dedicata alle conseguenze globali dell’aggressione russa all’Ucraina.  Qual è la sua prospettiva e quale la posizione del Governo italiano sulle principali questioni emerse a seguito dell’invasione dell’Ucraina, dalle sanzioni verso […]

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Press Releases
29 May 2023
Kosovo, Tajani calls Kurti and Vucic: “Stop the violence and provocations immediately”

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, is deeply worried about the latest developments in northern Kosovo, and in particular today’s clashes involving the NATO Mission KFOR, which was attacked by protesters in the municipality of Zveçan. Tajani telephoned Serbian President Aleksandr Vucic and Kosovar Prime Minister Albin […]

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Diplomatic Network
29 May 2023
Statement from the Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States and EU in Kosovo

We reiterate our 26 May statement condemning Kosovo’s decision to force access into municipal buildings in the north of Kosovo despite our repeated calls for restraint. In this context, the Quint and EU’s expectation is that the authorities of the Government of Kosovo will undertake no new measures to force access to the municipal buildings […]

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Press Releases
26 May 2023
Joint Statement on violence in the north of Kosovo

The following is the text of a joint statement by France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. We condemn Kosovo’s decision to force access to municipal buildings in northern Kosovo despite our call for restraint. We call on Kosovo’s authorities to immediately step back and de-escalate, and to closely coordinate […]

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Press Releases
14 April 2023
Meeting between Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, and the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu

This morning at the Farnesina, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Antonio Tajani, had a meeting with the President of the Republic of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu, to discuss the main areas of bilateral cooperation and Kosovo’s European prospects. The meeting is part of the new, more structured and long-term […]

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Interviews
4 April 2023
Tajani: “Italy’s commitment to the integration of the Balkans into the EU” (Il Messaggero)

The Balkans cannot wait any longer. The relaunch of Italy’s action in the region, which the Italian government launched with the Trieste Conference last 24 January, reached a further important milestone at the ministerial meeting held in Rome yesterday, Monday 3 April. Together with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, […]

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In detail
3 April 2023
Western Balkans’ Summit in Rome with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia

On 3 April the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Antonio Tajani, chairs the Ministerial Meeting on the Western Balkans in Rome, which is attended by the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi, the Swedish Foreign Minister, Tobias Billström, in his capacity as President-in-Office of the Council […]

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Press Releases
2 April 2023
Western Balkans’ Summit in Rome with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Antonio Tajani, will chair the Ministerial Meeting on the Western Balkans tomorrow 3 April in Rome, which will be attended by the European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement, Oliver Varhelyi, the Swedish Foreign Minister, Tobias Billström, in his capacity as President-in-Office of […]

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