Jas Gawronski

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Jas Gawronski (born on 7 February 1936) is an Italian journalist and politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament for North-West with the Forza Italia, Member of the Bureau of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Gawronski, who speaks Polish fluently, was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of a Polish ambassador, Jan Gawronski, and the former Luciana Frassati. He was correspondent for RAI (Italian State television) from New York, Paris, Moscow and Warsaw, and later hosted some political shows for Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset network. He also collaborated with the newspapers Il Giorno and La Stampa. From 1981 to 1994 he was member of the European Parliament for the Italian Republican Party. He later switched to Berlusconi's Forza Italia, for which he was elected to the Italian Senate in 1996–99.[citation needed]

Gawronski is a substitute for the Committee on International Trade, a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and a substitute for the Delegation for relations with the Korean Peninsula.[citation needed]

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