Following a meeting with the President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Italian premier Minister Giuseppe Conte asked for fiscal space to restart the Italian economy.

Addressing the press, Conte said that the objective remains to subdue the debt, but insisted that the priority must be “growth and investments,” prioritizing the green economy, digitalisation and the relaunch of its impoverished of the Italian south.

This was Conte’s first visit as prime minister of his ...


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