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 [ [http://www.amblondra.esteri.it/Ambasciata_Londra/Menu/I_rapporti_bilaterali/Cooperazione_politica/ 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. [http://www.fco.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1007029394365&a=KCountryProfile&aid=1019061811914 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. [ [http://www.britishembassy.gov.uk/servlet/Front?pagename=OpenMarket/Xcelerate/ShowPage&c=Page&cid=1056116855010 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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