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Speeches
2 February 2013
Intervento del Ministro Terzi alla Conferenza sulla Sicurezza di Monaco: Sicurezza e Stabilità nel Sudest Europeo e nel Caucaso.

Fa fede solo il discorso effettivamente pronunciato. The stability achieved in South-eastern Europe after the conflicts of the 1990s is one of the most outstanding results of the International Community in the past two decades. This result was reached not only thanks to the NATO intervention in 1999 and the post-conflict work of the EU, […]

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5 December 2012
Syria: humanitarian crisis, Italian initiatives – Terzi: aid to children freezing in border camps

Italy renewed its pledge to support the consolidation of the Syrian opposition to the Assad regime, as well as to “seek to alleviate the serious humanitarian crisis” and gave its consent to the “concrete solidarity” initiative with Turkey involving the deployment of Patriot missiles for the “exclusive defence” of the southeastern borders of NATO. “We […]

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5 December 2012
Syria: Monti, pledge to alleviate the humanitarian crisis – NATO: Terzi, concrete solidarity with Turkey

Italy renewed its pledge to support the consolidation of the Syrian opposition to the Assad regime, as well as to “seek to alleviate the serious humanitarian crisis” and gave its consent to the “concrete solidarity” initiative with Turkey involving the deployment of Patriot missiles for the “exclusive defence” of the southeastern borders of NATO. “We […]

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4 December 2012
Syrian crisis on NATO ministerial agenda – political solution a priority, says Terzi. ‘No’ to regime’s use of chemical weapons

The Syrian crisis was one of the items on the agenda of the NATO ministerial meeting. Italy would consider the Syrian regime’s use of chemical weapons “absolutely unacceptable”, stated Minister Giulio Terzi, participating in the two-day meeting in Brussels. “We already informed the Syrian ambassador of that during the UN General Assembly in New York”, […]

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Press Releases
25 October 2012
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Minister for Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi expressed his “deep satisfaction” with yesterday’s Lower House approval of the law ratifying the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture. After the recent ratification of the European Council convention for the Protection of children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, this ratification constitutes the further absorption into […]

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20 September 2012
EU: Integration of the Balkans vital for Italy, says Terzi

The western Balkans are a “region of vital importance for the EU and for Italy and we are making every effort to foster Montenegro’s European integration process”. The point was underscored by Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi at the close of a meeting at the Farnesina with his Montenegrin colleague Nebojsa Kaluderovic, who is making his […]

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26 June 2012
Syria: New EU sanctions – NATO condemns Turkish plane downing

International pressure tightens on Syria. During a meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on 25 June the European Union approved a new package of sanctions against the Damascus regime and condemned the downing of a Turkish military plane by Syria. NATO expressed the same condemnation in an extraordinary meeting convened in Brussels on […]

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Press Releases
14 June 2012
Medical kits sent to Syria and Jordan by Italian Development Cooperation

Acting on the instructions of Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, Italian Development Cooperation has sent medical kits for the Syrian people suffering the effects of the humanitarian emergency arising from the violence in their country. The kits left yesterday and today, 14 June 2012, from the United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) in Brindisi. The medical […]

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Interviews
28 May 2012
Terzi: «The line has been crossed. The people need protection» (La Stampa)

Italy is ready to support tougher a resolution regarding the humanitarian crisis in Syria. This, in brief, was Minister for Foreign Affairs’ Giulio Terzi ‘s comment in light of the massacre in Houla. Mr. Minister, once again the international community seems to be standing by powerlessly. «Allow me first to express the horror and pain […]

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23 May 2012
The Interview: governments will do everything possible to keep Greece in the Euro, says Terzi

Afghanistan, Syria, Iran and the eurozone crisis, were the topics of Minister Giulio Terzi’s discussions with the Editorial Board of the Wall Street Journal and in a video interview with the paper’s deputy editor-in-chief Matt Murray, during which the minister talked about Italy’s post-2014 commitment in Afghanistan, concerns about the humanitarian situation developing in Syria, […]

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