Delo: Lying at the Right Moment

Ljubljana, 31 July - Already Voltaire asked himself whether politics are just an ability to lie at the right moment. Gianni De Michelis, a former Italian Foreign Minister, has already been forgotten, when he shows up once again, writes the leading Slovene daily Delo on Tuesday. He might have even done time, speculates Delo, still one could not accuse him of lying, not even of lying at the right moment, yet he is Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's advisor for the Balkans and as such he gave an interesting interview to the Trieste-based daily Il Piccolo. The interview should be read carefully, because, although De Michelis is not lying, everything he says, to put it mildly, is somewhat strange, according to Delo.

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