Giuseppe Conte speaks to the media as he arrives for the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain. File photo/Reuters
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday said in a newspaper interview his divided coalition government should put aside differences and work together to pursue reforms including a decisive income tax reform.
“The debate of the past few weeks has damaged us because it projected the image of a coalition where many people are looking to carve their own political space ... we must work together,” Conte told Corriere della Sera daily.
“Structural reforms which are ahead of us require team play ... I will ask everyone to embrace this attitude and demand a clear commitment from all of them.”
Steel giant ArcelorMittal pulled out of an agreement to buy struggling Italian firm Ilva because of production concerns, Italy’s prime minister has said, warning the company wants to cut 5,000 jobs at one of its plants.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday that Rome is allocating an additional 25 billion euros ($28.3 billion) to fight the novel coronavirus that has killed 631 people in Italy.
Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte enforced an economically crippling shutdown in early March to counter a pandemic that has so far killed more than 31,500 people in Italy. The shutdown halted all holidaymaking in a country heavily dependent on the tourism industry.
Industrial output in Italy rebounded much more strongly than expected in May after collapsing in the previous two months due to a coronavirus lockdown, data showed on Friday, and the economy minister forecast further gains in June and July.
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