US friendship doesn't change-Gentiloni (2)

Cooperation will go on says foreign minister

Redazione ANSA Rome
(ANSA) - Rome, November 9 - Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said Wednesday that Italy's friendship with the United States will not be interrupted after Donald Trump was elected president. "Italy will continue is friendship and cooperation with the USA," Gentiloni told Radio Anch'io. "These things do not change, just like our opposition to protectionism and closure does not change". "It is a very important development that will change many things in the world" Gentiloni added, saying that the Italian government respects the unexpected result.