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Russia's expulsion of European diplomats worries Italy

Russia's expulsion of three European diplomats it accuses of taking part in protests against jailed opposition politician and Kremlin critic Alexi Navalny is of "grave concern", Italy's foreign ministry tweeted Friday.

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Italy hails new unified Libyan transitional govt

The government welcomed the election of a new unified interim Libyan executive on Friday by 75 UN-appointed delegates in Geneva, calling the outcome of the vote "an important step" towards stabilising Italy's war-wracked former colony.

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Grandi hails Biden's plan to increase refugees to US

The United Nations refugee chief Filippo Grandi praised US president Joe Biden’s pledge to raise the cap on the number of refugees from a 40-year-low under his predecessor Donald Trump, saying the move would save lives and send a powerful signal to the world.

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Lawmakers to quiz Bartolo on Portugal's rotating EU presidency

The foreign and European affairs committees of Italy's lower house of parliament will on Thursday question Portugal's ambassador to Italy Pedro Nuno Bartolo on the priorities of his country's six-month rotating European Union presidency, the parliament said in a statement.

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Gentiloni welcomes prospect of Draghi govt

EU economy commissioner Paolo Gentiloni has welcomed Italy's president Sergio Mattarella's summoning of European Bank chief Mario Draghi for talks in Rome on Wednesday after Mattarella said he would seek a “high profile” executive.

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Italy condemns Nalvalny prison sentence

Italy has deplored the three-and-a-half-year jail term that a Moscow court handed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday for breaching the terms of a suspended sentence for embezzlement.

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Italy's envoy Buccino, Libya's Fezzan region mull sustainable development

Envoy to Libya Giuseppe Buccino on Monday held talks with mayors, academics and local activists from the war-torn country's impoverished southwest Fezzan region as well as representatives of Italy's overseas aid agency, Bari's agronomic institute, association of local councils (Anci) and the Aracpacis NGO.

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Italy condemns army coup in Myanmar, wave of arrests

Italy on Monday deplored Myanmar's military coup against the democratically elected government and the arrest of Nobel peace laureate and civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of her party over alleged electoral fraud.

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Bombardiere, Najm mull Lebanon's justice system

Italy's ambassador to Lebanon Nicoletta Bombardiere on Friday held talks on Friday in Beirut with caretaker justice minister Marie-Claude Najm, the embassy tweeted with a photo of the meeting.

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Merlo lauds Mattarella's role in govt crisis

Foreign under-secretary Ricardo Merlo on Friday praised Italy's president Sergio Mattarella for his "precious" role in helping steer the country out of its latest political crisis after caretaker premier Giuseppe Conte's third coalition government collapsed.

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Italy, US eye stronger defence cooperation

Bolstering military cooperation, war-wracked Afghanistan and Libya as well as Afghanistan were the focus of phone talks Friday between Italy's defence secretary Lorenzo Guerini and his US counterpart Lloyd Austin.

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Italy halts arms exports to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Italy's government has blocked weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, foreign minister Luigi Di Maio stated on Friday. Both Gulf states belong to an Arab coalition that has been bombing war-torn Yemen since 2015 in a deadly bid to defeat Houthi rebels and restore president Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi's rule.

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US wants to deepen ties with Italy - Blinken

The United States wants to "deepen" ties with Italy, secretary of state Antony Blinken tweeted Thursday after phone talks with Italy's foreign minister that covered Libya and Navalny case and terrorism among current international issues.

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