Tag: Giuseppe Conte
The political crisis has raised concerns about the Italian economy, whose debt ratio at 132% of gross domestic product is the second-biggest in the eurozone after Greece.
Parti Liga pimpinan perdana menteri Giuseppe Conte membentuk kerajaan gabungan dengan Parti Lima Bintang yang diketuai menteri dalam negeri Matteo Salvini.
Italy and the European Union are locked in a tense standoff as Conte seeks to avoid disciplinary action over the country’s debt.
Concerns are focused on the impact of a 2.4% budget deficit target for next year on Italy’s debt mountain, the biggest in the euro area in real terms.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wrote to the European Commission to ask it to set up a crisis committee, which would then mediate with various European governments.
The proposals, if accepted, represent a significant hardening of the EU’s stance on migration and a concession to Italy.
European leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday are due to extend until the end of January the sanctions imposed against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said.
Despite efforts by both sides to play down testy exchanges in recent days, the clash underscores deep divisions in Europe over how to handle the massive influx of migrants from across the Mediterranean in recent years.
The alliance between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right Northern League gained the Senate's endorsement with 171 votes in favour, 117 against, and 25 abstentions.
The Northern League and 5-Star Movement want Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte to name Paolo Savona as the new economy minister.
Giuseppe Conte's academic credentials may have been fabricated.
Giuseppe Conte is likely to become Italy's next prime minister.