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Marchionne derides potential candidate for Italian premiership10 October, 20:31
Marchionne was speaking at a closed-door meeting with students in Brussels. After the meeting he said his comments were not intended for the press. Renzi, who is campaigning to represent the center-left Democratic Party in spring elections, had criticized the Marchionne for closing plants in Italy, where the auto market has drastically shrunk amid the recession.