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The Italian Government reserves the right, in accordance with Article 19, paragraph 1, to refuse to recognize a divorce or legal separation between two spouses who, at the time of the divorce or legal separation were nationals of Italy, and of no other State, and a law other than that indicated by the rules of private international law of Italy was applied, unless the result reached is the same as that which would have been reached by applying the law indicated by those rules.