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Press Releases
28 November 2022
Undersecretary Tripodi’s participation in the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention at UN Geneva

On behalf of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Maria Tripodi, attended the Ninth Review Conference of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) at the United Nations Building in Geneva. Chaired by Ambassador Leonardo Bencini, Italy’s Permanent Representative to the Disarmament […]

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Press Releases
18 November 2022
​Undersecretary Tripodi in Dublin for conference on protecting civilians from Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

The Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Development, Maria Tripodi, has attended a conference in Dublin which adopted a political declaration strengthening the protection of civilians from the humanitarian consequences arising from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA). Over 60 States attended the event, as well as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and […]

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Press Releases
26 October 2022
Rome hosts Operational Experts Group session (Proliferation Security Initiative)

The Farnesina communicates that the decision not to involve Russian experts in the PSI (Proliferation Security Initiative) Operational Experts Group session, currently being held in Rome, was taken in accordance with the main countries taking part in the initiative. Out of transparency, Italy – being the rotating President – had given advance notice to the […]

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Press Releases
7 October 2022
DPRK/North Korea: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU

The EU strongly condemns the illegal launch by the DPRK of an intermediate-range ballistic missile on 4th October 2022 that flew over the territory of Japan amid multiple ballistic missile launches over the past week. This is yet another violation of relevant United Nations Security Council Resolutions and a flagrant violation of Japan’s sovereignty and […]

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Press Releases
4 October 2022
Italy condemns the launch of ballistic missiles by the DPRK

Italy strongly condemns the recent escalation of ballistic missiles launches by the DPRK, including the one on October 4th over Japan. We express full solidarity with Japan and the Republic of Korea. We reiterate our urgent and strong call on the DPRK to abandon its weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs in a […]

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Events
25 September 2019
Deputy Foreign Minister Del Re at the Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)

Today the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Emanuela Del Re, attended the Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) at the United Nations Building in New York. In her address, the Deputy Foreign Minister reaffirmed that the CTBT is a strategic priority for Italy, representing a […]

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Press Releases
21 April 2018
NORTH KOREA. Minister Alfano on the statements by Kim Jong-un

“The statements coming from North Korea on the suspension of nuclear tests and the launch of ballistic missiles and the closing of a site constitute a positive development and a step in the right direction,” said Minister Alfano, before departing for Toronto to attend the G7 Foreign Ministers Meeting. “I hope they will favour the […]

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In detail
23 January 2018
Mission of Minister Alfano to Paris

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Angelino Alfano, is in Paris today to participate in the Conference of the  International Partnership against Impunity for the Use of Chemical Weapons. The Conference, which will be attended by 33 like-minded countries (including G7 Member States, the major European countries, India, South Korea, Turkey, Jordan, […]

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Press Releases
19 January 2018
Dichiarazione congiunta dei membri della Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) a sostegno dell’applicazione delle risoluzioni 2375 e 2397 CDS dell’Onu

Joint Statement from Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Partners in Support of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 2375 and 2397 Enforcement  In September 2003, the original eleven Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) partners gathered in Paris to adopt the PSI Statement of Interdiction Principles.  Currently, 105 nations around the globe have endorsed those principles.  The Statement of […]

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Press Releases
19 January 2018
India admission in the Australia Group

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Angelino Alfano: “Italy welcomes India in to the Australia Group international regime, convinced that as a strong producer and exporter of biological and chemical materials and technologies  India will strengthen the Regime’s non-proliferation mission and the global non-proliferation architecture. The Italian Government has joined all […]

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Press Releases
16 January 2018
Vancouver Meeting

“The Vancouver meeting on the Korean Peninsula released a clear message of cohesion and solidarity,” stated Minister Alfano. He went on: “The international community will continue to work to fully implement the resolutions unanimously adopted by the Security Council. North Korea must fulfil its obligations and get back into the course of international legality. The […]

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Press Releases
15 January 2018
Vancouver Conference. Alfano: “Italy will be present”

“Italy will attend the Vancouver Conference on the Korean Peninsula on 16 January to favour the efforts of the international community to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis,” said Minister Alfano today. “The recent resolutions unanimously adopted by the Security Council have confirmed the broad cohesion and consensus on the goal of complete, verifiable […]

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