Italy's President challenges 'malicious portrayals' of EU

(AGI) Rome, Nov 7 - The European Union should not be viewed asan external entity hostile to Italy, Italian President GiorgioNapolitano said on Friday. As host of "Europa siamo noi" (lit.We Are Europe), an event designed to bolster awareness of theEU among students, Napolitano warned his young audience againstthe many "mean, malicious and demeaning portrayals" of theUnion. (AGI).

(AGI) Rome, Nov 7 - The European Union should not be viewed asan external entity hostile to Italy, Italian President GiorgioNapolitano said on Friday. As host of "Europa siamo noi" (lit.We Are Europe), an event designed to bolster awareness of theEU among students, Napolitano warned his young audience againstthe many "mean, malicious and demeaning portrayals" of theUnion. (AGI).