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Presentation of the Letters of Credentials of Ambassador Francisco Ribeiro Telles to the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella

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Ambassador Francisco Ribeiro Telles has presented yesterday, the 28th of November, to the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, the Letters which accredit him as the Ambassador of Portugal in Italy.

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António Guterres appointed as the next UN Secretary-General

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The General Assembly  appointed by acclamation the former Prime Minister of Portugal, António Guterres, as the next United Nations Secretary-General, to succeed Ban Ki-moon.

Mr. Guterres, aged 67, was Prime Minister of Portugal from 1995 to 2002, and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees from June 2005 to December 2015. He will become the world's top diplomat on 1 January 2017, and hold that post for the next five years.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=55285#.WAoRcuV97cs

 

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Farewell message by Ambassador Manuel Lobo Antunes

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"Today my mission in Italy has come to an end. I leave grateful for the 4 years me and my family spent in Rome. I thank the collaboration and support received by the members of our community. 

It was a priviledge to work alongside the Italian government and the diplomatic corps accredited in Rome.

Lastly, I deeply  thank the cooperation of the Embassy's staff. 

Manuel Lobo Antunes"

 

 

Vasco da Gama's Esmeralda believed to have been found

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                                                                             Photo: National Geographic

"A shipwreck discovered years ago off the coast Oman is believed to be part of the fleet of 16th century Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama, according to a recent study."

http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/15/middleeast/oman-vasco-da-gama-shipwreck/index.html

 

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