Italian Education Minister to ‘Post’: Italy stands firmly against BDS

Italy stands firmly against boycott, divestment, sanctions (BDS) Italian Minister of Education, University and Research Stefania Giannini recently told The Jerusalem Post.

The minister was in Israel to celebrate Italian National Day, held annually on June 2, at a special reception and celebration at the residence of Italian Ambassador Francesco M. Talo.

“We are marking 70 years of the Italian Republic, a turning point of Italian history and Italian democracy,” she said. “Our fathers and our mothers decided to leave behind the period of fascism and the dark time of racial law and so to be here is to give a clear sign of friendship on this occasion for both Israel and Italy.”

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Italian-Education-Minister-to-Post-Italy-stands-firmly-against-BDS-455982

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