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The Embassy celebrates the "Italian National Unity and Armed Forces Day" (Beijing, November 4th 2015)



The Embassy celebrates the

On November 4th, the Italian Embassy in Beijing celebrated the "Italian National Unity and Armed Forces Day".

During a ceremony that took place in the morning, a wreath of flowers was laid in memory of the Italians victims of all wars, while members of the band of the People's Armed Police Force executed "The Silence".

In the evening a reception was held at the residence of the Ambassador of Italy, which was attended by representatives of the Chinese Armed Forces, the Military offices of diplomatic missions in Beijing, the Italian community and the media.

In his speech, Ambassador Sequi recalled the contribution made by the Italian Armed Forces’ women and men to international peacekeeping missions organized under the aegis of the United Nations, emphasising the common approach and commitment shared by Italy and China in this type of operations.