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Press Releases
8 January 2022
NOTE OF THE FOREIGN MINISTRY – Italian Embassy in Kazakhstan

Italy keeps following with concern the serious events taking place in Kazakhstan and renews its appeal to end the use of force in the country. The Italian Embassy in Nur Sultan remains operational and in constant connection with the Crisis Unit at the Farnesina HQ and with the other diplomatic missions of the European Union […]

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Press Releases
6 January 2022
NOTE OF THE FOREIGN MINISTRY – Kazakhstan

Italy is following with great concern the severe events taking place in Kazakhstan, a Country with which it is bound by friendly relations and a sound economic partnership, and firmly calls for an immediate stop to the use of violence which has caused several deaths among the protesters and the security forces. Italy calls for immediate […]

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Press Releases
24 December 2021
The “InfoCovid” questionnaire of the Crisis Unit is awarded the Farnesina’s annual “Good Practices” prize

The Crisis Unit has been awarded the annual “Good Practices” prize from the Farnesina for its “InfoCovid” questionnaire. The award recognizes the value of measures like the initiative of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and has the aim of encouraging more efficient administration at the service of citizens and businesses throughout the […]

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Press Releases
1 December 2021
Support for Italian citizens following the suspension of air traffic from a number of African countries

Air traffic from South African countries has been suspended to prevent the spread of the Omicron variant.  This Foreign Ministry acted immediately, via the Unità di Crisi [the Crisis Unit] to assist our compatriots abroad. More than 200 Italians have been able to book scheduled flights where these are still available, and are currently returning to Italy. Some […]

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Press Releases
23 September 2020
Nota Farnesina – Libya

The families of Italian fishermen’s relatives who were detained in Libya following the seizure of the “Medinea” and “Antarctica” motor trawlers were received today at the Foreign Ministry by the Head of the Ministry’s Crisis Unit, in constant contact with them since the early stages of the arrest. The meeting, which took place at the […]

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Press Releases
19 June 2020
The work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the repatriation of our compatriots continues: around 97,600 Italians have returned

The work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for a safe return home of compatriots stranded abroad continues. About 97,600 citizens have returned from the beginning of the COVID-19 emergency thanks to the work of the Crisis Unit and the diplomatic-consular network, which have activated 1075 air, sea and land operations from 120 countries. Today, […]

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Press Releases
12 June 2020
The work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the repatriation of Italian citizens continues: over 270 Italians returned, about 95 thousand in total

The work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs continues unabated, thanks to the Crisis Unit and the Embassies and Consulates around the world, , which allowed many Italians to return home safely   In the last 24 hours, another 275 Italian citizens to return home from the from the United Kingdom, Belgium, Saudi Arabia.   […]

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Press Releases
23 May 2020
Coronaviruses, adoptive families return from Colombia

All the families who went to Colombia to complete the international adoption procedures are returning to Italy. They remained stuck in the country due to delays in the release of documentation caused by the extended quarantine period, which also affected courts and public offices.  The result was possible thanks to the unceasing collaboration between the […]

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