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Draghi begins discussions on escalation-English

(ANSA)-Rome, July 1-Giuseppe Conte, the leader of Prime Minister Mario Draghi and his predecessor, the Five Star Movement (M5S), is in a government crisis on Friday.

Draghi was set up to talk to Conte on the phone on Friday prior to Monday’s face-to-face meeting, sources said.

A large line was formed this week when Draghi complained that Conte had asked stand-up comedian Beppegrillro, the founder of the M5S, to drive the former Prime Minister out of the movement.

Draghi denied this and said he would solve the problem with his predecessor as prime minister.

Draghi said Thursday that Conte had “confirmed” that the M5S would not leave the government for external support.

“I’m optimistic. The government isn’t at risk and wouldn’t go on without the M5S,” Draghi ruled out the mods, and the success of the government’s actions is due to the “generosity” of a wide range of people. Said. The majority of the National Unity Party that supports it.

“I have never made any remarks about the M5S due to me,” he said.

Conflicts within the ruling coalition were already high after Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio recently quit M5S and formed his own group after making a fuss with Conte over military aid to Ukraine after Russia’s invasion.

Dimaio said Conte’s call to the government to stop sending weapons to Kyiv at the risk of disengaging Italy with respect to EU and NATO allies. (ANSA).

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