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Senegal bestows its highest award on Bonino

Italian FM receives Order of the Lion on visit to capital

08 January, 17:17
Senegal bestows its highest award on Bonino (ANSA) - Dakar, January 8 - Senegalese President Macky Sall has awarded the African country's highest honour to Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino. Bonino said it was a ''magnificent surprise'' to receive the National Order of the Lion award and thanked Sall. The minister was received by the president for talks on Tuesday and on Wednesday changed her plans for the awarding of the medal.

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