Femstjärnerörelsen (M5S) will join with four other parties for the spring elections: Finnish Liike the Nyt, Croatian Zivi Zid, Polish Kukiz'15 and Greek Akkel," says the party leader Luigi di Maio, who is also Italy's deputy prime minister.
the Purpose is to "attract movements that do not feel a part of the högernationalistiska parties, but neither of the traditional parties that have been part of the EU parliament in 20 years," he says.
According to the Italian group will work for more direct democracy. Femstjärnerörelsen sits to this day in the EU-critical partigruppen EFDD, where he had previously included.
in Italy's other governing party, ytterhögerpartiet the Lega, at the same time that Italy may have to leave the EU if the elections do not go as they wish.
"Either we succeed with to change the face of Europe now, or we will have to leave," says Claudio Borghi, the lega's economic policy spokesperson, who also leads the work of the Italian lower house's budget committee.
" I think this is the last chance.
Legaledaren Matteo Salvini, who is also one of two deputy prime ministers, has met with leaders in Poland and Hungary, and together they have expressed hopes to form a högerpopulistisk and conservative alliance within the EU.
But Salvini reject their organ Borghis statements, and say that it is the party's stance:
" We have no intention to leave Europe. We want to change it, improve it, but not abandon it, " he says.
has since it took office, ended up arguing with the EU commission. Italy has the eu's second highest public debt after Greece, and when the M5S and the northern league would honour its election promises in a single budget went to Brussels in between, with reference to a too high set the deficit target set.
M5S is the larger party in the Italian cooperation between governments, but most polls show that the Lega has almost doubled its support since the election last spring and passed on.