On Could 25, Minister for Europe and Overseas Affairs Catherine Colonna shall be in Rome on the invitation of her Italian counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister Antonio Tajani, with whom she can have a gathering.
The ministers will focus on our two international locations’ enhanced cooperation beneath the Quirinal Treaty that took impact on February 1.
The minister will as soon as once more categorical France’s solidarity with Italy, which is coping with lethal floods in Emilia-Romania. We’re sending pumping tools to assist meet the wants expressed by the Italian authorities.
Coming just a few days after the Ukrainian President’s go to to each international locations, this assembly will give the ministers a chance to emphasize that Europe stands united in its assist for Ukraine in each space and in the long run. The ministers may even focus on present efforts inside Europe, particularly with regard to stepping up manufacturing of the munitions Ukraine wants to make sure its legit protection.
Preparations for the NATO Summit in Vilnius on July 11-12 are additionally on the agenda, notably the complementarity between the Atlantic Alliance and the EU’s safety and protection efforts.
Lastly, the 2 ministers will focus on the migration disaster within the Mediterranean, which impacts Italy as a rustic of first entry and leads to secondary migration, to be able to higher address this difficulty. To that finish, as mentioned by President Macron and Prime Minister Meloni throughout their conferences in Reykjavik and Hiroshima, cooperation between our two international locations is important, as is cooperation with Tunisia.