Secretary Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Rome and Abruzzo, Italy, October 1-3, where he will meet with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, and Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio to discuss the importance of Transatlantic unity and our strong and enduring bilateral relationship.  The Secretary will also travel to his an...

The second government of Giuseppe Conte, an alliance between the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), will have 21 ministers, 10 from the M5S, nine from the PD and one from the small leftwing Free and Equal (LeU) party. There are seven women, a third of the total, among these the only technocrat, Lucia...

Italy’s warring political parties struck a deal late Wednesday to form a new government that shunted aside Matteo Salvini, the hard-right leader who dominated the country’s politics for more than a year and threatened to drastically reorient Italy’s place in Europe. The sudden turnabout in Italy’s politics just a week after the country’s nationalis...

Following Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's resignation, Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday began talks aimed at resolving the political crisis. But what happens now? Conte handed in his resignation after lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini. Conte accused the Interior Minister of pursuing his own interests by pulli...

Space, cooperation in the space field, and the so-called "space economy" represent an increasingly important element in the relations between Italy and the USA, as underlined by Prime Minister Conte and President Trump at the White House at the end of July. This was highlighted during a conference held at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC in col...

La senatrice Francesca Alderisi, eletta con Forza Italia in Nord e Centro America, ha preso parte all’incontro del Presidente del Consiglio dei Ministri Giuseppe Conte, presso il Consolato Generale d'Italia a New York, con i rappresentanti della comunità italiana. L'evento è stato organizzato dall’Ambasciatore d’Italia negli Stati Uniti Armando Var...

President Donald Trump and Italy's new premier are stressing what they have in common as they stand side-by-side at the White House at a joint press conference. Trump noted Monday that he and Italy's Giuseppe Conte were "both outsiders to politics" when they began their campaigns. And Conte is describing the U.S. and Italy as "almost twin countries...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has arrived in Washington ahead of a series of meetings later today with U.S President Donald Trump. Conte, who leads a coalition government between two populist parties - the anti-establishment five-star movement and the far right league – could find common ground with the President despite Mr Trump’s labelli...

US president Donald Trump will meet Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte in Washington on 30 July, the White House said on Wednesday. "Italy is an important NATO Ally, a leading partner in Afghanistan and Iraq, and key in bringing stability to the Mediterranean region," it said in a statement. "Together, the United States and Italy will look to de...

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League have persuaded the country's president to allow them to form a new government – a populist coalition that is already making waves with the European Union. The coalition will be headed by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, a popular but untested political figure who was rejected by Pre...