No decision on Italy budget today

Hopes for steps to bring it into line with rules

(ANSA) - Brussels, November 5 - The Eurogroup will not take any decision on Italy's 2019 budget bill today, group chief Mario Centeno said Monday. "Today there'll be a discussion on the Italian budget but we won't take any decision".
    He said the eurozone countries were expecting a new draft on which "we will return in December".
    Centeno said he hoped "steps" would be taken to bring it back closer to EU budget rules.
    "We are looking to a constructive discussion with Italy", he said.
   

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