Italy–United Kingdom relations

Italy–United Kingdom relations

British-Italian relations, also referred to as Anglo-Italian relations, are foreign relations between Italy and the United Kingdom.

Although enemies during World War II, the United Kingdom and Italy have generally enjoyed a warm and friendly relationship throughout history. Both states share membership of the European Union, NATO, OSCE and the G8 [ [ Embassy of Italy in London: Political Cooperation] ]

Between 4 and 5 million British tourists visit Italy every year, while 1 million Italian tourists visit the UK. [ Italy Country Profile, Foreign and Commonwealth Office] ] There are about 19,000 British nationals living in Italy, and 150,000 Italians living in the UK. [ [ Bilateral Relations British Embassy, Italy ] ]

ee also

* List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Italy
* 'Britalian' - British people of Italian descent.


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