Washington, 2 June: support for Ukraine and Made in Italy

Jun 07, 2022 334

On the occasion of the Republic Day celebrations, the Italian Ambassador to the United States of America, Mariangela Zappia, quoted the words spoken by the Head of State to remember Italy’s journey with the Constitution and its solemn commitment to peace and the resolution of the conflict in Ukraine. “We stand by Ukraine. We owe it to the Ukrainians, but we also owe it to ourselves”, said the Ambassador, recalling the strong bond of friendship between Italy and the United States.

The same bond was highlighted in the congratulations sent for the occasion by the Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, and in the speech by the Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, Karen Donfried, who took the floor at the event on behalf of the US administration. The 2 June celebrations also provided an opportunity to showcase the best of Made in Italy, focusing on sustainability, innovation, creativity and culture. 

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SOURCE: https://www.esteri.it

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