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Palazzo Borromeo. Annual Meeting for the celebration of the Lateran Treaty and Revision of the Treaty (14th February 2017).

Date:

02/16/2017


Palazzo Borromeo. Annual Meeting for the celebration of the Lateran Treaty and Revision of the Treaty (14th February 2017).

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On the 14th of February the annual meeting between Italy and the Holy See took place at Palazzo Borromeo to celebrate the 88th anniversary of the Lateran Treaty (11th February 1929).
The Italian delegation led by the Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and the Vatican delegation led by Cardinal Pietro Parolin were welcomed by the Italian Ambassador to the Holy See, Daniele Mancini.
The meeting was particularly friendly and constructive and focused on the most relevant bilateral issues. The parties shared mutual appreciation and expressed the determination to broaden and deepen the bilateral relationship.

The talks focused particularly on the future role of the European Union, migration, youth unemployment and the consequences of the recent earthquake .
Within the Italian delegation there were, among the others, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Alfano, the Minister of Defence Pinotti, the Minister of Treasury Padoan, the Minister of Education Fedeli and the Undersecretary Boschi.
On the Vatican side there were, among others, the President of the Italian Episcopal Conference, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, the Substitute for General Affairs in the Secretariat of State, Monsignor Angelo Becciu, the Secretary for Relations with States within the Holy See's Secretariat of State, Monsignor Paul Richard Gallagher, the Secretary-General of the Italian Episcopal Conference (CEI), Monsignor Nunzio Galantino, the Assessor for General Affairs, Monsignor Paolo Borgia and the Undersecretary for Relations with States, Monsignor Antoine Camilleri.
The Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, the President of the upper house, Pietro Grasso, the President of the Constitutional Court, Paolo Grossi and the Vice-President of the lower house, Marina Sereni, have taken part to the second round of the meeting.


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