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Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan

Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan

Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan

THE Italian parliament has voted in favour of the government’s deficit plan, a move that risks infuriating European Union chiefs who have openly criticised the budget. Rome has been locked in a bitter war of words with Brussels after being forced to defend proposals to set out a deficit goal of 2.4 percent of GDP for 2019 – three times the previous administration’s target.

Italy parliament risking EU SHOWDOWN as it DEFIES backlash and BACKS deficit plan

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