Minister of Foreign Affairs Franco Frattini of Italy

Initially a member of the Italian Socialist Party, Frattini was a member of Silvio Berlusconi's government since 2001, and Foreign Minister of Italy since 14 November 2002; he is also a member of Berlusconi's Forza Italia.
Frattini is outspoken in his opposition to violence and sexual content in videogames.
ROME, Italy, January 14, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ Minister for Foreign Affairs Franco Frattini met today at the foreign ministry in Rome with personal.
ZAGREB, Croatia -- Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini was very cautious Monday (January 12th) regarding Italy potentially mediating the long-st.
Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed surprise and great regret that Brazils Justice Ministry blocked Cesare Battistis extradition to Italy over fears of persecution.
Frattini says in a statement Wednesday that he urged Brazilian President.
In a bid to unblock Croatia’s progress in European Union accession talks, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has urged it and its neighbour Slovenia to make further efforts to resolve a 17-year-old land and sea border dispute.
Franco Frattini said that during talks he and Cheney expressed their shared wish for intense.
PUBBLICATIONSFranco Frattini is the author of numerous articles and comments published in law and legal practice journals (Giurisprudenza italiana, Rivista Giuridica del Lavoro, il Foro Italiano), as well as of the definition of the item Atto Amministrativo in the Annuario della Giurisprudenza amministrativa, ed.
As Each Commissioner designated, Franco Frattini has met the two European Parliament committees who's area of competence corresponded to his portfolio/policy area, namely the LIBE and JURI committees.
Silvio Berlusconi is offering the perfect balm to a troubled and wounded European Commission - cool, calm and non-controversial Franco Frattini.
Robert Leonardi of the London School of Economics says nominating Mr Frattini was a wise move on the part of Italy's prime minister.
and development aid will be held for the first time on the sidelines of the G8 summit this year, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said on Wednesday.
Frattini said he would preside over the two meetings which will be held in Pescara in May.
EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini said EU nations had to use "the most advanced technology to reach the highest level of security" to prevent visitors from overstaying their welcome in Europe and to prevent terrorists from entering.
Frattini said the proposals would safeguard the union's passport-free travel zone, which includes 24 countries.
Ed Comment: "The most advanced technology" that Franco Frattini is talking about is already in the works, it's called the Galileo Positioning System (GPS.
I have no idea if Frattini is a Mason or not, but I have no doubt that, unlike Buttiglione, he will appear at his hearing fully prepared and there will be no unpleasant surprises.
However, Mario Borghezio, a Northern League Euro MP, said that he hoped Signor Frattini was “independent of the occult powers which control Europe.
Dialogue with the Gaza-based militant Islamist group Hamas is not possible, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Tuesday.
Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has expressed deep concern over the news of new rockets launched from southern Lebanon into Israel.
Zagreb, January 12 - Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini is visiting the Middle East this week to help shore up support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
In Syria, Frattini said he would ask Damascus - with which.
The European Union needs a common energy strategy and members state must be united when striking bilateral accords with countries like Russia, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said on Monday.
Franco Frattini is the European Commissioner for Justice and the vice-president of the European Commission.
It should simply not be possible to leave people free to instruct other people on the internet on how to make a bomb – that has nothing to do with freedom of expression," EC vice president Franco Frattini said yesterday.
Mr Frattini is "responsible for Freedom, Security and Justice.
Italy is working to retrieve the body of journalist Enzo Baldoni, who was killed by his captors in Iraq, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Friday.
Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini has defended his decision to appear on a live chat show and reveal the name of a hostage killed by Iraqi kidnappers before the man's family had been told.
Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed "surprise and great regret" Wednesday at Brazil's decision and urged Brazilian President Luiz.
Italy's Foreign Minister Franco Frattini expressed "surprise and great regret" that the extradition was blocked and said he urged.
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EU justice chief Franco Frattini said Wednesday that Internet search leader Google Inc.
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The European Commission will not enforce a safety clause against Bulgaria, Franco Frattini, former European Commissioner for justice and security, and the present Foreign Minister of Italy, said in an interview with Deutsche Welle.
Franco Frattini has stepped down as the European Union’s Commissioner for Justice, Freedom and Security following his appointment as foreign minister in the new Italian government of Silvio Berlusconi, officials in Brussels said.
Frattini is convinced that there is now "a window of opportunity, which won't remain open indefinitely.
Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini Has a Vision.
More recently, Frattini has struck out at immigrants trying to inveigle their way into Fortress Europe and called for a continent wide border control system, with a biometrics bent.
It was recently reported that European Commission Justice and Security Commissioner Franco Frattini is interested in finding ways to filter the Internet for terrorism-oriented activities, including searches for them.
This agreement will smooth procedures in civil and commercial matters, enhance legal security and consequently facilitate the life of citizens involved in those proceedings, Franco Frattini has said today as the new Lugano Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters between the EC and Switzerland, Norway, and Iceland was signed.
We have to compete against established migration destinations such as Australia, Canada and the USA.
JERUSALEM -- Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora announced earlier this month that the upcoming prisoner swap between Lebanon and Israel constitutes a "national success" for Lebanon; a significant triumph over Israel.
The European Union does not support the idea of using assassinations in the fight against terrorism, EU Justice Commissioner Franco Frattini was quoted as saying on Thursday.
The vice-president of the European Commission Franco Frattini has said Europe can only respect Muslim traditions if they do not contradict the bloc's own basic values, such as freedom of speech or equality between men and women.