Tajani receives Colonna: «The Rome-Paris collaboration is essential»
“Happy to have welcomed Minister Colonna to the Farnesina. Italy and France share interests and responsibilities in the EU and in the world. Our collaboration is essential to resolve the current crises, starting with the migration crisis". Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani wrote it on Twitter, posting the first photos of the meeting.
“Thank you for the warm welcome to Rome, dear Antonio Tajani. Confident exchanges on Ukraine, Tunisia, migration, European defense in particular. Franco-Italian cooperation is essential for progress. Let's move forward together!" French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna wrote in a tweet.
The meeting with Catherine Colonna “was very positive”. This was stated by Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani in a hearing of the joint commissions on the results of the last EU Council, speaking of today's face-to-face meeting in Rome with the French Foreign Minister. "We discussed immigration, the situation in Africa starting from Tunisia and Libya, Sudan", and for a "joint action on the continent". There was also talk of a "Balkan route, of Ukraine, on the question of the Mont Blanc Tunnel".
With the French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna “we talked about the patent court. There is an agreement, also in France, that it can also be based in Milan”. This was stated by Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani at the beginning of the hearing in the joint commissions on the results of the EU Council.