Contents tagged with Giuseppe Conte

  • Italian Prime Minister says he is working on lifting sanctions against Russia

    The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte said that he is working on lifting international sanctions imposed against Russia, Reuters news agency reports.

    During a speech at a foreign policy conference in Genoa, Conte said that sanctions that were introduced after the annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014, should not become an end in itself.

    In addition, in his opinion, the sanctions are ineffective and harm the Italian economy.

    Responding to a question if Italy wants to lift these …

  • Putin accepts invitation to visit Italy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin accepted an invitation to visit Italy, stated the Russian Ambassador in Rome, Sergey Razov in an interview with RIA Novosti. 

    “With regard to the Russian President's visit to Italy, the relevant invitation from the Italian leadership was received and accepted with appreciation,” he noted. Razov added that they will agree on a specific time frame later through diplomatic channels. 

    Razov stressed that Putin's visit to Italy could be a key event in bilateral …