Minister of Defense Ignazio La russa of Italy

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Italian Minister of Defense Ignazio la Russa expressed his condolences to the victims' families, the statement said.
When he was 13, his family moved to Milan, where his father Antonino La Russa was a practising lawyer.
Both Alemanno and La Russa praised the words of Fini, as also three former Presidents of the Republic, Francesco Cossiga, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, did in a interview to Corriere della Sera.
Mr La Russa said he did not understand the criticism but specified that the use of soldiers would not be permanent, with the initial six-month period being renewable "just once.
La Russa has referred to the Italian states battle with the bad boys of Naples as being a form of civil war.
I know La Russa says he is not a fascist and all that, but you sort of get the impression he is acting like a fascist, in that those fascists from the past, namely Hitler, Franco, and Mussolini, just loved to command armies of uniformed men.
So far though, whilst inspecting his troops, La Russa has not been spotted wearing jodhpurs, riding boots and sporting a jacket with lots of shiny medals.
La Russa is all on the defensive and not all that happy that one of his very own colleagues has called him to task for apparently exceeding his ministerial responsibilities.
La Russa said that the 500 troops will be in addition to the 3,000 soldiers deployed alongside police in major Italian cities this summer, ANSA reported.
In the daily La Republica, La Russa said the rules of engagement are not solely an Italian problem.
La Russa is scheduled to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.
Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa said the aircraft would be used for surveillance missions and not for bombing missions.
La Russa had said earlier this year that the deployment of the aircraft could be shelved due to budget shortfalls.
Ignazio La Russa was born in Paterno', near Catania, Sicily, on 18 July 1947.
La Russa has shown a considerable interest in political activism since his student years.
La Russa was appointed Chairman of the Committee on Parliamentary Immunity of the Chamber of Deputies, an office he has held for the entire 13th Parliament.
La Russa was appointed Minister of Defence.
Ignazio La Russa is married and has three sons: Geronimo, Lorenzo and Leonardo.
Ignazio La Russa has added to the row stirred up by Rome's mayor.
The “security packageâ€‌ designed initially to help resolve the continuing rubbish disposal crisis in Naples will be applicable to other cities where police are unable to cope with security concerns, Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa was quoted as telling Italian reporters in Brussels.
Italy's new Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa is to visit Italian UN.
Minister La Russa came in RC-W Headquarters just for a short call with Brigadier General Arena and then he went on to address the Italian troops.
ITALY plans to cut up to 300 troops from its 2400-strong contingent in Afghanistan later this year, Italian Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa said today.
Our intention is to make a decrease in September of between 250 and 300, Mr La Russa said at an EU meeting in Brussels.
Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa was speaking at an event marking the.
Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa was speaking at an event marking the anniversary of Rome's resistance to Nazi occupation in 1943.
BRUSSELS Italy plans to cut up to 300 troops from its 2,400-strong contingent in Afghanistan later this year, Italian Defence Minister Ignazio La Russa said on Monday.
Italian Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa said Dec 10 that Italy plans to increase its number of troops in Afghanistan from 2,270 to 2,800 during 2009, KUNA reported.
This proves that we are determined to eliminate citizens' fears," La Russa said of the plan, which will remain in effect for at least six months.
From their point of view," La Russa said of the Nembo division, which served alongside the Germans in Rome, they "fought in the belief they were defending their country.
La Russa is also scheduled to meet with President Hamid Karzai during his visit to Afghanistan.
La Russa said that soldiers he talked to asked him for helicopters, not for better food or other amenities.