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Ambassador Varricchio interview with HuffPost (part 2)04/22/2021

- by Akbar Shahid Ahmed, HuffPost -   One month after U.S. and Chinese officials publicly attacked each other at their first summit of the Biden administration, the two governments issued a rare joint statement on April 17 saying they share a major goal: tackling “the climate crisis… with the seriousness and urgency that it demands.&rdquo...

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Ambassador Varricchio interview with HuffPost (part 1)04/20/2021

- by Akbar Shahid Ahmed, HuffPost -   Joe Biden promised in his first speech as president to “repair our alliances and engage with the world once again” - a clean break from a predecessor who berated America’s traditional diplomacy and historic friends abroad while courting longtime rivals like Russia.Three months into Biden’s ten...

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Celebrating 160 Years of US-Italian Diplomatic Relations
Celebrating 160 Years of US-Italian Diplomatic Relations04/14/2021

The Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC, the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center, and ISPI – Italian Institute for International Political Studies hosted a public event celebrating the 160th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Italy and the United States, on Tuesday, April 13. This virtual event, held u...

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April 13, 1861. A Great Story” Exhibition of Historical Documents on the beginning of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States
April 13, 1861. A Great Story” Exhibition of Historical Documents on the beginning of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States04/13/2021

On the 160th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United States, the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Historical Diplomatic Archive and the Library of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, presented today a unique exhibition of historical...

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STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE 160TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND ITALY
STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE 160TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND ITALY04/13/2021

ROME - IN THE YEAR THAT THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC CELEBRATES THE 160TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COUNTRY'S UNIFICATION, WE ALSO MARK 160 YEARS OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN ITALY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WHICH COMMENCED ON APRIL 13, 1861. SINCE THEN, WE HAVE TRAVELED A LONG ROAD TOGETHER. OUR DEEP FRIENDSHIP HAS GROWN PROGRESSIVELY...

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Vaccinazione COVID Italiani all'estero
Vaccinazione COVID Italiani all'estero04/12/2021

In data 1 aprile 2021 il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale ha sottoscritto un protocollo con il Ministero della Salute e con l'Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco, che indica la procedura per l'accesso alla vaccinazione anti SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 per i soggetti aventi diritto ai sensi dell'articolo...

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi Statement on the 160th Anniversary of United States-Italy Relations04/12/2021

Washington, D.C. — Today, Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Italy: “Today, America celebrates 160 years of diplomatic relations with Italy, one of our oldest friends, most cherished partners and valued allies. We also m...

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