“European unity is one of the most successful events of the history of our Continent”. The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella said this in the interview given to Poste News, the newspaper of the Poste Italiane group, which you will be able to read in full on this website on 2 June. “In the framework of the European institutions and with their assistance” – the President of the Republic added – “it has been possible to achieve the greatest social progress, to guarantee democracy and the system of freedoms, and to ensure a condition of peace after the continual conflicts of the previous centuries”. “Next year” – Mattarella continued – “there will be the elections of the European Parliament. An extraordinary occasion of democracy for the citizens of 27 countries. We are Europe”.