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Ciao Presidente! Italy’s President Giorgio Napolitano Resigns

(January 14, 2015)
Enjoy the highlights of the President of the Italian Republic's visit to New York City (2011) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, who led the country through one of its stormiest political periods, resigned today. The government accepted the 89-year-old’s resignation. He left the Quirinale Palace, the official residence of the president, with his wife Clio after a brief ceremony while also saying a emotional farewell to his staff. 2011. Enjoy our full coverage of President Giorgio Napolitano in NYC


Spring 2011 - The highlights of the President of the Italian Republic's visit to New York City. It was a trip that strengthened Italy's solid ties to the United States and the Italian and Italian-American communities living in New York City. Interviews by Letizia Airos for www.i-Italy.org

Giorgio Napolitano was first elected to parliament 61 years ago and stayed there for 10 legislatures was known for his discretion and his preference for working behind the scenes.

He was described by the former US ambassador to Italy as, “ a real statesman, fair-minded and a true believer in democracy.”

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