tens of thousands of people were at the rainy Piazza del Duomo for the cathedral of Milan come down for the manifestation of the twelve eurokritische, nationalist and extreme right-wing parties under the banner of a "Europe of common sense" a large group in the European Parliament want to form. That fraction will be formed around a French-Italian-German axis of the Rassemblement national, Lega, and Alternative für Deutschland (AfD). the
European FPÖ-party leader Harald Vilimsky was in Austria remained due to the resignation of party leader Heinz-Christian Strache. He was replaced by Georg Mayer.
The participating parties are in favour of co-operation in Europe, but stress the need for a reform of the current European Union, with a greater emphasis on the principles of subsidiarity and democracy and more transparency in the legislative process. They also want to fight for a safer Europe, with well-protected borders, less immigration and more cooperation in the fight against terrorism and islamization. the
"We are at a crossroads of history," said Gerolf Annemans (Vlaams belang) in his intervention. "This is indeed the message, that the peoples and member states of the European Union is not simply like lambs to the slaughter will lead. That the peoples of Europe, not more by Brussels will do it for you, but their limits will govern."