Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (right) with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (right) with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (right) with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italy

politico | US more important ally for Italy than China, foreign minister says

  • Luigi Di Maio said Sino-Italian commercial ties ‘are absolutely incomparable with’ Rome’s alliance with Washington
  • The US has expressed concern over Italy’s links to China, particularly after a previous government signed up to Beijing’s belt and road infrastructure plan

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Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (right) with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (right) with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (right) with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Rome. Photo: EPA-EFE
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