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It begins from Ukraine Georgia Meloni from the “frightening images” of youngsters fleeing from the pediatric hospital in Kiev that show – says the Prime Minister in Washington for the NATO summit – what’s “the real will to seek a peaceful solution” on the a part of Vladimir Putin as “a certain Russian propaganda” claims. Words directed at Moscow and its pals, together with the European ones, see the Prime Minister Viktor Orbán who, sporting the guise of rotating president of the Union, met first Putin after which Xi Jinping and who gave life to the Patriots group which on Monday additionally included the 30 deputies of Marine Le Pen's Rassemblement National and Matteo Salvini's League and the place among the many widespread threads stands out the completely different perspective in direction of the Tsar.

The distance from the Patriots

But to those that level out the “pro-Putin” posture of the brand new formation, Meloni replies by claiming that it’s a “reconstruction by observers”. Beyond the expressions, the space between the prime minister and the Patriots, who’ve simply snatched third place within the European Parliament from the correct, is nevertheless evident.

The goal of the Special Representative for the South

It is not any coincidence that Matteo Salvini has returned to the cost towards weapons to Ukraine. “As long as they are sent, the war will continue,” mentioned the deputy prime minister simply because the prime minister from Washington – along with the ministers of Foreign Affairs, Antonio Tajani, and Defense, Guido Crosetto – reiterated Italy's full assist for Kiev. Supplies to Ukraine are on the heart of the summit the place the prime minister intends to focus consideration additionally on the Mediterranean entrance. The aim is for Italy to be entrusted with the function of Special Representative of the NATO Secretary General for the South. A aim that Meloni is satisfied she will be able to obtain regardless of the competitors from Spain and particularly from Emmanuel Macron's France with whom relations are at an all-time low and who will most certainly skip the summit to handle the post-vote.

Voting in France

After remaining silent, the Prime Minister additionally commented on the result of the elections in France: «Reading a defeat for Rn is a bit simplistic as a result of the reality is that nobody can declare victory» as a result of nobody «is able to governing alone», not like what occurred in Italy the place the Government can depend on a «stable» majority. «I can say from private expertise – she added – that it’s simpler to manipulate if you find yourself collectively since you share concepts moderately than if you find yourself collectively since you share an enemy».

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The Brussels match

In the meantime, negotiations with Brussels proceed. No one is aware of but whether or not Meloni will finally assist Ursula von der Leyen's encore or not. The outgoing Commission president would significantly want the 24 votes of Fdi to go the examination on July 18 on the Strasbourg Plenary. A sure that in the meanwhile, nevertheless, is way from a given.