Saturday April 27 2013
Balotelli: 'Step forward for integration'

Mario Balotelli said the election of Italy’s first black Minister “represents another great step forward to a more responsible” and integrated country.

Today the new Government was put together by Prime Minister Enrico Letta, including Cecile Kyenge as the Minister for Integration.

“The nomination of Cecile Kyenge as Minister of Integration represents another great step forward towards an Italian society that is more civilised, more responsible and more aware of the necessity for a better and definitive integration between everyone.”

That was the statement released on the official Milan website on behalf of Balotelli.

Recently named in the Time 100 most influential people in the world, Balotelli is taking a greater interest in politics and the good work he can do to change Italian society.

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