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Montevideo, December 14th 2017 - 18:53 UTC

Tag: Paolo Gentiloni

  • Tuesday, August 8th 2017 - 15:02 UTC

    Italy and France clash on control of Europe's cruise shipbuilding industry

    “We will be forced to consider other options,” Le Maire said, “if the negotiations... don't go well,” adding: “But I hope that won't be necessary.”

    France said it was ready to seek other buyers for its biggest shipyard should Italy refuse a 50-50 ownership split, before both countries pledged to find a solution next month. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire, told the Corriere della Sera daily that a deal with Fincantieri might not be thrashed out.

  • Friday, June 2nd 2017 - 06:42 UTC

    May disappointed with Trump's decision to drop Paris climate change agreement; Europe condemns

    Downing Street said “The prime minister expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed UK remained committed to the Paris Agreement”

    PM Theresa May has told Donald Trump of her “disappointment” with his decision to pull the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement. In a phone call with the US president, Mrs. May said the UK remained committed to the deal, according to a Downing Street statement. But Mrs. May has been criticized for not signing a joint condemnation from France, Germany, and Italy. Mr. Trump said he would try to negotiate a new, “fairer” climate deal.

  • Monday, December 12th 2016 - 14:18 UTC

    Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni is Italy's new Prime Minister

    Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni becomes Italy's new Prime Minister following the resignation of Matteo Renzi

    State President Sergio Mattarella commissioned the 62-year-old Social Democrat to form a new government. Gentiloni said his nomination was a “great honor,” which he wanted to fulfill with “consciousness of responsibility and dignity.” It is unclear whether he will remain in office until spring 2018.