the Salvini are in the end of an election campaign. It applies only to a regional election – in the Abruzzi in the Centralitalien now on the Sunday – but the lega's leader, using a high tone of voice.
the Salvini has declared that he is prepared to go on foot to Paris if it would be needed to get a deal with France. On the table are three pieces of the dossier to discuss.
– In France, there are 15 Italian terrorists who drink champagne for decades, and who should be in Italian prisons. If the French could be so kind and leave back what is ours. We are ready to receive judgment, he said in valtalet late on a Thursday evening in the city of Pescara along the Adriatic coast.
to these people to be extradited, but France has refused. The other points apply to France has stopped the whole of the 60,000 migrants at its border, including many women and children.
– part has been dumped in the forest at night by the French police. It's hardly a proper way to act, says Salvini.
The third point is a concrete threat to treat French commuters with the same rigorous police controls that italians are exposed to when travelling in France. Something which, according to Salvini allows hours of effective working time lost.
The diplomatic crisis that is now underway is unique in modern times. France has never before withdrawn an ambassador in an EU country. The last time this happened was in June 1940, during the fascism, when Italy declared war against France.
easy to solve. Femstjärnornas Luigi di Maio, who triggered the crisis when he and a party colleague met representatives of the Yellow vests, showing no remorse.
My meeting with the Yellow vests were very much legitimate. Macron has several times criticized our government, " says Di Maio, cited in the Italian La Repubblica.
the French embassy in Rome would not comment on the case further. But have given birth with a declaration of either:
”This is not a transitory crisis. Our ambassador will return only when it from the Italian side there is a clear action that shows that you want to go back to a relationship of friendship between our two countries”.
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