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Ambassador Varricchio celebrates between Italy and the USA with NIAF.

Date:

11/01/2020


Ambassador Varricchio celebrates between Italy and the USA with NIAF.

Washington October 31, 2020. “Our shared values ​​of democracy, freedom and respect for human rights have enabled us to tackle the pandemic together. During the most acute phase of the contagion, the United States and the Italian-American community immediately showed their support. The solidarity shown at this juncture will remain impressed in our memory" said Ambassador Armando Varricchio during NIAF'e 45th Annual Gala.

Ambassador Varricchio recalled the friendship that unites Italy to the USA and the role played by the Italian-American community in cementing the ties between our countries and peoples. Varricchio also underlined the gestures of generosity of the many Italian companies and citizens in the USA who did not hesitate to support communities most in need.

During the virtual Gala Dr. Anthony Fauci, last week received the Res Publica Prize in a ceremony at the Residence of Ambassador Varricchio, was awarded  the Leonardo da Vinci Prize for Health and Science, in light of his work in the field of medical research and in the fight against the pandemic.

Among the many personalities speaking at the event: former President George W. Bush and many famous Italian-Americans, like Leonardo di Caprio, Al Pacino and Robert De Niro.

Watch the video at this link. https://fb.watch/1up00_0p25/


Location:

Washington

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