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Date: October 18, 2016 at 9:54:34 AM EDT
Subject: Foreign pool report 1
After remarks by President Obama praising the long US -Italian friendship and cooperation on issues including climate change and Syrian migrants,
Italian PM Renzi spoke in open press remarks about the
"Enduring friendship and the bond between our countries that has never been so strong so deep and so wide."
He praised the sacrifices of US troops in World War II and called on a new generation to build "bridges not walls."
He praised Obama and said history would be kind to the US leader.
"There are a lot of people who think politics is only about screaming, creating division, you are different Mr President," he said.
Our stakeholders are our children, he said, noting "Italy is ready to build with the United States of America a great season of opportunity."
"We will never be tired of being a true friend to the United States of America."
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