‘Stupid!’ France lashes out at Italy as Macron’s feud with Rome ERUPTS

Express.co.uk | 1/24/2019 | Staff
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Asked later in the day whether she planned to visit Italy soon, she said she would travel there “once tensions have cooled”.

Relations between the two countries have deteriorated since the far-right League party and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement formed a ruling coalition in Italy last year and made Mr Macron’s pro-Europe government their punchbag of choice.

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Mr Macron, for his part, irked Rome last June after he said that populism was spreading across Europe like a disease, a thinly veiled jab at Italy’s deputy prime ministers – the League’s Matteo Salvini and 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio.

Both men have since ramped up their...
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