May 12, 2021 – 23:40
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has appointed diplomat Elisabetta Belloni as Director General of the Department of Security Information.
This is the first time a woman has reached such a high position in the intelligence services in Italy.
Belloni comes with a great deal of experience on the international emergency front.
For years she has served as head of the crisis department at the Italian Foreign Ministry working side by side with secret agents for the release of Italian hostages in Iraq, but also as a reference point for their families.
It will now co-ordinate the two operational intelligence agencies./euronewsAlbania