Skip to comments.Italy Update: More Time Needed To Form New Government, Five Star Leader Interviewed
Posted on 05/15/2018 3:53:37 AM PDT by Nextrush
The word after talks with Italy's president today is that more time is needed for the Five Star Movement and the League to finalize details of a new government program and agree on the name of a new prime minister.
Leaders Luigi Di Maio of Five Star and Matteo Salvini of the League have agreed not to be prime minister, another person will be named.
Reuters quoted Di Maio: "We agree that we have to move quickly, but we are writing what will be the government program for the next five years. It's very important for us to do it as well as possible, so we told the president we needed a few more days."
Meanwhile the founder-leader of the Five Star Movement, comedian Beppe Grillo, has been interviewed by "Newsweek".
He answered a variety of questions including ones about Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
"Donald Trump also came from show business. Did it help him?
I observed that mainstream media was so totally against him that, at the end, they helped him. The same has happened with the Five Star Movement....(The media) achieved the opposite of what it aimed for. Same happened with Brexit.
Is the Five Star Movement on the left or right?
Left, right, populism....all are meaningless concepts. Unintelligible for the new generations. Artificial intelligence is destroying the traditional world of work. Old nation-states have been emptied from within, and we are going back to the age of city-states........
The immigration flows have to be controlled. We have to know who comes into Italy. The problem shouldn't be left to oversized, dysfunctional government groups.
How do you feel about Russian President Vladimir Putin?
He is certainly somebody who has clear ideas. I don't fear Putin at all. Russia wants to make commerce, not war. Anti-Putinism costs us billions in sanctions......."
On with it, and lock the borders! Then send the “migrants” to England and you can have a real Italy again.
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