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Italy PM blocking joint EU response to virus crisis: Source

PTI | Rome | Updated: 27-03-2020 02:05 IST | Created: 27-03-2020 01:59 IST
Italy PM blocking joint EU response to virus crisis: Source
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is blocking a joint response that EU leaders are trying to put together to the coronavirus crisis, an Italian government source said Thursday

Conte told other European leaders that Italy wanted the EU to apply "innovative financial instruments truly adapted to a war," the AGI news agency reported, confirming the prime minister was blocking the draft response being discussed at the videoconference.

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