The Prime Minister of Italy called for the revision of sanctions against Russia
Moscow. June 5. INTERFAX.RU Conte has paid special attention to those measures which “inhibit civil society in Russia.”
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte stated that he supports the revision of the European sanctions against Russia, reports on Tuesday Agency ANSA.
“We will be Champions of openness towards Russia, which has strengthened in recent years, its international role in addressing various geopolitical crises. We will be the initiators of the revision of the system of sanctions, starting with those that oppress civil society in Russia,” said Conte, speaking in the Italian Senate.
At the same time, Conte confirmed the intention of Italy to remain an ally of the United States and to preserve NATO membership.
We intend to confirm a confident affiliation of our country to NATO, keeping the USA as a privileged ally.Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy
On Tuesday in the Italian Senate held a vote of confidence to the new government, which was sworn in last week. Later on this vote the chamber of deputies of Italy. It is expected that the Council of Ministers without any problems overcome both of these stages.
- Italy’s new government was sworn in
- Giuseppe Conte has refused to head the government of Italy