Renzi, Merkel, Hollande visit Spinelli's grave (2)

Lay flowers in EU colours

(ANSA) - Ventotene, August 22 - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on Monday visited the grave of one of the founding fathers of the EU, Altiero Spinelli, on the island of Ventotene south of Rome.
    The trio laid three bouquets of flowers in the EU colours, blue and yellow, before standing in silence for a few minutes.
    A helicopter which had taken them to the island from Naples then took them to the Garibaldi aircraft carrier moored off the island, where a three-way summit is set to take place.
   

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