The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
January 31, 2015
Statement by the President on the Election of President Sergio Mattarella of Italy
I congratulate President Sergio Mattarella on his election as President of Italy and applaud his distinguished record of public service. Drawing on the enduring bond between the United States and Italy, I look forward to working with President Mattarella to address transatlantic and global challenges and seize new opportunities for close cooperation.