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  Italy (08/07)
Italy's agriculture is typical of the division between the agricultures of the northern and southern countries of the European Union.
Italy was admitted to the United Nations in 1955 and is a member and strong supporter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade/World Trade Organization (GATT/WTO), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the Council of Europe.
Italy has worked closely with the United States and others on such issues as NATO and UN operations as well as with assistance to Russia and the New Independent States; Lebanon; the Middle East peace process; multilateral talks; Somalia and Mozambique peacekeeping; and combating drug trafficking, trafficking in women and children, and terrorism.
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  Italy - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Italy's history is perhaps the most important one for the cultural and social development of the Mediterranean area as a whole.
Italy was a charter member of NATO and the European Union, and hence joined the growing political and economic unification of Western Europe, including the introduction of the Euro in 1999.
Italy is well-known for its art, culture, and several monuments, among them the leaning tower of Pisa and the Roman Colosseum, as well as for its food (pizza, pasta, etc.), wine, lifestyle, elegance, design, cinema, theatre, literature, poetry, visual arts, music (notably Opera), holidays, and generally speaking, for taste.
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 Foreign relations of Italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article describes the foreign relations of Italy.
Italy – wishing for a seat on its own – opposes the request of G4 nations (Brazil, Germany, India and Japan) for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, accusing them of buying votes of poorer countries using aid money.
Italian and Albanian authorities managed to basically stop the flow of illegal immigrants (such as Albanians and Kurds) and human trafficking from the Albanian coast to Italy, that have acquired great significance toward the end of the last century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_Italy   (247 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Foreign relations of Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Regions of Italy were granted a degree of regional autonomy in the 1948 constitution, which states that the constitutions role is: to recognize, protect and promote local autonomy, to ensure that services at the State level are as decentralized as possible, and to adapt the principles and laws...
Foreign relations by country The Treaty of Osimo was signed in 1975 in Osimo and it definitively divided the Free Territory of Trieste between Italy and Yugoslavia.
Foreign relations of the Republic of the Congo
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 Foreign relations of the European Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a partly integrated supernational community, the European Union and its member states are still largely running their own foreign affairs, however there are several areas where member states coordinate their actions according to a common policy.
Apart from the President of the European Commission himself, there is a member in the European Commission who is appointed for external relations (currently Benita Ferrero-Waldner) and coordinates the EU member states positions, as necessary and where possible.
The United Kingdom with its established national relations to many regions in the world is often at times in disagreement with other EU member states, notably France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Foreign_relations_of_the_European_Union   (238 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
American Foreign Policy Council Non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information to those who make or influence the foreign policy of the United States and to assisting world leaders, particularly in the former USSR and Asia, with building democracies and market economies.
American Foreign Policy Council A policy organization dedicated to bringing information to those who make or influence the foreign policy of the United States and to assisting world leaders, particularly in the former USSR and Asia, with building democracies and market economies.
Foreign Relations of the United States Several volumes of this Dept. of State series are available online.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Foreign_relations_of_Italy.html   (1063 words)

  
 SavannahNOW | G-8 2004 - Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Italy's economic strength is in the processing and the manufacturing of goods, primarily in small and medium-sized family-owned firms.
Italy was admitted to the United Nations in 1955 and is a member and strong supporter of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade/World Trade Organization (GATT/WTO), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and the Council of Europe.
Italy has worked closely with the United States and others on such issues as NATO and UN operations as well as with assistance to Russia and the New Independent States; the Middle East peace process; multilateral talks; Somalia and Mozambique peacekeeping; and combating drug trafficking, trafficking in women and children, and terrorism.
www.savannahnow.com /features/g82004/italy.shtml   (1316 words)

  
 Foreign relations of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Secretary of State is the foreign minister of the United States and is the primary conductor of state-to-state diplomacy.
The U.S. maintains a Normal Trade Relations list and several countries are excluded from it, which means that their exports to the United States are subject to significantly higher tariffs.
United States foreign policy is influenced by the efforts of the U.S. government to halt imports of illicit drugs, including cocaine, heroin, and marijuana.
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 G.I. Pamphlet Series Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The ambitions of fascism to build a Balkan empire for Italy appear to be gone, and in time, it is to be hoped, the scars of war in Albania and Greece will heal.
American animosity was never so bitter toward Italy as toward the other Axis members, partly because the Italian people, so clearly against their will, had been betrayed into the war by the fascist gangsters who led them.
At the end of 1945 the Italian government exercised civil authority in all but small portions of Italy, subject, of course, to the over-all control of the Allied Commission’ and to its obligations under the terms of the armistice of September 3, 1943.
www.historians.org /Projects/GIroundtable/Italy/Italy8.htm   (1221 words)

  
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Europe Division - Italy Country paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Italy’s birth rate is the lowest in Europe (1.27 children born per woman), with the population, if left unchecked, expected to fall by as much as a third by 2055.
Italy has on a number of occasions taken an independent stance from its EU neighbours - during the Kosovo crisis for example it maintained its Embassy in Belgrade, and it was the first of the G8 to establish relations with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
Italy held the Presidency of the EU for the second half of 2003, and in April 2005 was the first of the six founder members to ratify the new Constitution.
www.mfat.govt.nz /foreign/regions/europe/countrypapers/italy.html   (1736 words)

  
 Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Bilateral Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Italy is in favour of an integrated approach, which means both stopping and preventing illegal immigration and encouraging regular flows and promoting local development.
Relations with the countries in the area are of the utmost importance, from a political, economic and cultural point of view.
Italy's relations with the countries of the Mashreq are marked by a high degree of confidence and co-operation, as underlined during the visits to the area by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and Minister for Foreign Affairs Franco Frattini.
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 Italy
Italy's economic growth averaged only 0.66% for the five years ending in 2005; 2006 GDP growth reached 1.7%, largely due to export growth to the Euro zone area.
Italy deployed 1,000 Alpini troops to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) in February 2003 and maintains approximately 2,000 troops and a Provincial Reconstruction Team in the western Afghanistan province of Herat.
Italy has worked closely with the United States and others on such issues as NATO and UN operations as well as with assistance to Russia and the New Independent States; the Middle East peace process; multilateral talks; Somalia and Mozambique peacekeeping; and combating drug trafficking, trafficking in women and children, and terrorism.
www.infoplease.com /country/profiles/italy.html   (3918 words)

  
 Lithuania - Foreign Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Lithuania's sole foreign policy concern in 1990 was to gain international recognition of the restored Lithuanian state.
Although diplomatic relations between the two countries were established in 1991, Russia did not send an ambassador to Lithuania until 1992, and Lithuania reciprocated only in March 1993.
Relations between Vilnius and Moscow were often unsettled by press reports of violations of Lithuanian airspace throughout the first half of the 1990s.
countrystudies.us /lithuania/25.htm   (1093 words)

  
 Italy - Gurupedia
The Italy of modern time became a nation-state belatedly - on March 17, 1861 when the states of the peninsula and the Two Sicilies were united under king Victor Emmanuel II of the Savoy dynasty, hitherto ruler of
legislation, Italy has single-member districts for 75% of the seats in parliament; the remaining 25% of seats are allotted on a proportional basis.
Italy consists predominantly of a large peninsula that extends into the Mediterranean Sea, where together with its two main islands Sicily and Sardinia it creates distinct bodies of water, such as the Adriatic Sea to the north-east, the Ionian Sea to the south-east, the
www.gurupedia.com /i/it/italy.htm   (1339 words)

  
 Foreign relations of italy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Start the Foreign relations of italy article or add a request for it.
Look for Foreign relations of italy in Wiktionary, our sister dictionary project.
Look for Foreign relations of italy in the Commons, our repository for free images, music, sound, and video.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/foreign_relations_of_italy   (161 words)

  
 Italy
Italy is in the midst of a slow economic recovery but lags behind most of its west European neighbors.
Italy has worked closely with the UnitedStates and others on such issues as NATO and UN operations in Bosnia and Kosovo; sanctions against the former Yugoslavia; assistance toRussia and the New Independent States (NIS); Middle East peace process multilateral talks; Somalia and Mozambique peacekeeping; and combating drug trafficking, trafficking in women and children, and terrorism.
Italy remains a strong and active transatlantic partner which, along with the United States, has sought to foster democraticideals and international cooperation in areas of strife and civil conflict.
clinton4.nara.gov /textonly/WH/New/Europe-9911/background/italy.html   (3759 words)

  
 Italy. Background Notes, July 2000
Italy belongs to the Group of Eight (G-8) industrialized nations; it is a member of the European Union and the OECD.
Italy's economy accelerated from anemic 0.7% growth in 1996 to 1.4% in 1999, still one of the lowest growth rates among industrialized economies.
Italy's closest trade ties are with the other countries of the European Union, with whom it conducts about 59% of its total trade.
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 ipedia.com: Italy Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Italian Republic or Italy is a country in the south of Europe, consisting mainly of a boot-shaped peninsula together with two large islands in the Mediterranean Sea : Si...
Over the past decade, Italy has pursued a tight fiscal policy in order to meet the requirements of the Economic and Monetary Union and has benefited from lower interest and inflation rates and joined the Euro from its conception in 1999.
It has moved slowly, however, on implementing certain structural reforms favored by economists, such as lightening the high tax burden and overhauling Italy's rigid labour market and expensive pension system, because of the current economic slowdown and opposition from labour unions.
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 ipedia.com: Foreign relations of Greece Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Prominent issues in Greek foreign policy include a dispute over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the enduring Cyprus problem, Greek-Turkish differences over the Aegean, their idiosyncratic views on plane spotting, and relations with the USA.
After the fall of the Albanian communist regime in 1991, relations between Athens and Tirana became increasingly strained because of widespread allegations of mistreatment by Albanian authorities of the Greek ethnic minority in southern Albania and of the Albanian minorities in northern Greece.
Today, relations between the two countries are relatively good, and, at the Albanian Government's request, about 250 Greek military personnel are stationed in Albania to assist with the training and restructuring the Albanian armed forces.
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 Mauritania - FOREIGN RELATIONS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
As a result, Mauritania's foreign policy, like that of other developing states, represents at once an extension of the president's personality and the embodiment of an otherwise fragile state.
Close relations with France, on whom Mauritania continued to rely for much of its development aid, remained the cornerstone of Mauritanian foreign policy through the late 1980s.
Spain's withdrawal from the Spanish Sahara and the latter's partition and annexation by Mauritania and Morocco in 1976 inaugurated an eight-year period of conflict and fighting against Polisario guerrillas of the SADR, resulting in military setbacks and stagnating diplomacy for Mauritania.
countrystudies.us /mauritania/62.htm   (1044 words)

  
 Articles - Foreign relations of Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Relations with the European Union have dramatically improved to the point where Iran is a major oil exporter and trading partner for countries such as Italy, France, and Germany.
Relations with the states of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), especially with Saudi Arabia, have improved in recent years.
Iran is also pursuing a policy of stabilization and cooperation with the countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia, whereby it is seeking to capitalise on its central location to establish itself as the political and economic hub of the region.
www.centralairconditioners.net /articles/Foreign_relations_of_Iran   (1399 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : 20th Century Documents
Foreign Relations of the United States : The Bolshevik "Coup d'Etat" November 7, 1917
Papers Related to the Foreign Relations of the United States 1922-1941
Treaty between the United of States of America, Belgium, the British Empire, China, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, and Portugal.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/20th.htm   (1522 words)

  
 Publisher description for Library of Congress control number 99024193   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This volume is the first attempt at a comparative reconstruction of the foreign policy and diplomacy of the major Italian states in the early modern period.
The various contributions reveal the instruments and forms of foreign relations in the Italian peninsula.
While Venice, the Papal States, the duchy of Savoy, Florence (later the duchy of Tuscany), Mantua, Modena, and later the kingdom of Naples may be considered minor states in the broader European context, their diplomatic activity was equal to that of the major powers.
www.loc.gov /catdir/description/cam029/99024193.html   (218 words)

  
 Foreign relations of Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Italian and Albanian authorities are cooperating to stop the of illegal immigrants (such as Albanians and Kurds) and human trafficking crossing from the Albanian coast to
For me, and I think for Professor Nicol (judging from the book's cover), the themes of the book are more or less crystalized in the fact that many (most?) of the most beautiful pieces of public art in Venice were looted from Constantinople during the 4th...
This is an excellent chronicle of the Italo-Ethiopian conflict and then of the battles in Africa during WWII between Italy and Britain.
www.freeglossary.com /Foreign_relations_of_Italy   (294 words)

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