wiped off the map.
Not recognizing Israel's right to exist is an incentive for terrorism because the moment you don't recognize a state's right to exist, you don't recognize a people's right to exist.
An athlete who uses banned substances comes under this principle and therefore I would not support measures to render our legislation -- which is one of the most just and severe in the world -- weaker for people who use (banned) substances.
The government ... will continue to do everything it can to obtain the freedom of the hostage without altering the political, diplomatic and intelligence strategy that it has followed up until now.
They couldn't ask us to sign a reconstruction that didn't correspond to our own.
This is a verdict that spares Italy the shame of having been led for years by a man who ordered an assassination.
It was certainly an accident, an accident caused by a series of circumstances and coincidences.
Every day that goes by, Italy risks losing credibility in the international community because of the governor's stubbornness of staying in his place.
Italian prosecutors have the right and duty to verify responsibility and possible guilt.
There are theaters in which Italy plays a role in symphony with the United States, ... The more the Iraqis are able to ensure their own security, the easier it would be to work out the time frame and the modalities for phasing out. But they have to be decided together, not unilaterally but with a consensus.
With the same firmness with which I say that Iran represents a danger ... I tell Israel that you cannot and must not think of launching a pre-emptive attack because it would set the whole Middle East and the whole world on fire for who knows how many decades.