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Meloni denies ‘clashing’ with Draghi over NRRP

(ANSA) – Rome, Oct. 6 – Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Italian Brotherhood (FdI), clashed Thursday with outgoing Prime Minister Mario Draghi over Italy’s post-COVID National Recovery and Recovery Plan (NRRP or PNRR) denied that.

On Wednesday, after the FdI led the right-wing coalition to victory in last month’s general elections, Draghi’s successor, Meloni, announced a clear lag in the NRRP, which is funded by nearly €200 billion in grants and low-interest loans. said there is. from the EU.

Draghi said the EU would not have approved the disbursement of tranches of funds allocated so far if there had been a delay.

“I don’t think there was a conflict,” Meloni said as he arrived at the House of Representatives for a meeting to prepare the government team.

“But the government writes in NADEF (the economic blueprint) that it will spend $21 billion out of $29.4 billion by the end of the year.

“So we say in a constructive spirit that we must do better” (ANSA).

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