By Anthony Faiola / Stefano Pitrelli in Rome and Virgile Demoustier in Paris contributed to this report.
ROME — When the last Iranian president touched down in the Eternal City for a U.N. summit in 2008, Italian officials and businessmen ran the other way. But they are already lining up for Hassan Rouhani.
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By Anthony Faiola / Stefano Pitrelli contributed to this report
ROME — They have clothed the world’s wealthy fashionistas and bejeweled Hollywood stars. Now, Italy’s kings of fashion are poised to give this nation’s crumbling monuments a makeover to restore them to their former glory, something the cash-strapped Italian government cannot do.
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