France and Italy agreed to a settlement following years of tensions over the Quirinal treaty. The two countries will now participate in each others’ ministerial meetings every three month to strengthen bilateral cooperation
In order to promote the bilateral deal, Paulo Gentiloni, then the Prime Minister of Italy, and Emmanuel Macron, the French President, began to outline the basis for the bilateral agreement at the end of 2017. Paris and Rome to lead the new European AxisThey named the roadmap the Quirinal Treaty after the 1963 France-Germany agreement, which supported the pillars in European construction. This ambitious agreement was eventually forgotten after Matteo Salvini and five-star sports came to power. They will declare war upon the tenants at Elysee.
Giuseppe Conte quit as prime minister and Mario Draghi was appointed head of the National Unity Executive Agency. This marked a new chapter for France-Italy relations and was finally signed in Rome on Friday. Quirinale thesis.This agreement will strengthen cooperation between the countries. It also aims to promote alliances of EU partners and assure reconciliation between second and third economies within the euro zone.
Draghi spoke at the joint press conferee: “We strengthened cooperation between our nations, we have created institution tools to make it more organized, and we have used the activities of citizens and our firm to make it more structured,” said the leaders. People have promised to establish a common shelter. EU policy.
The new agreement consolidates bilateral relations in foreign and national defense policy, justice, economy, and culture. It also includes specific items such asMake a unit to work with two officers and create a shared unitOr cooperation committees that promote relations between border regions. Draghi announced, among other things, that an Italian minister will be appointed every three months. Participate at the French Ministerial Conference or vice versaTo strengthen the relationship.
While Macron and Conte resumed negotiations in 2020 it wasn’t until the arrival the former president of the ECB that the process was accelerated. Over a dozen Italians who were convicted of terrorist acts and refugees in France in the 1980s have been extradited to Italy in April. This is a clear sign that Rome must trust its historical allies once again.
After severe tensions between the French and Italian governments, the agreement was reached.Salvini’s Immigration Policy as Minister of Interior.A Macron friend described Macron’s management of the coalition populist state and M5E’s immigration crisis as “vomiting”, which was the turning point in this confrontation. Rome requested a public apology, and summoned France’s ambassador. A few months later Luigi Di Maio, then the Minister of Labor, met in Paris to ask its southern neighbors for explanations. The “yellow vest” delegation.
It is not an accident that we have chosen to promote bilateral cooperation. This is a time of uncertainty for Europe. The pandemic, post-Brexit conflicts and yet to be started economic recovery are all part of the equation.The signing occurred after the Social Democrats and the Greens reached a Germany government agreement on Wednesday The Merkel era is over.To restart his pro-European project the French president needed new allies and Draghi could have been a natural successor for the German Chancellor.
Macron went to Vatican after the agreement had been signed. Pope Francis Meeting They spoke to private audiences about topics such as climate change or French participations in Lebanon, the Middle East and Africa.