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German foreign minister praises Italy on reforms process

Steinmeier satisfied with improved economy

07 February, 17:12
German foreign minister praises Italy on reforms process (ANSA) - Rome, February 7 - German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier expressed satisfaction about the way Italy is proceeding with its reforms process as well as for the improvements in the economic outlook for the eurozone's third-largest economy.

"We are happy about the political steps taken by Italy" in terms of the reforms initiated as well as for the "improvement of the economic situation, and above all, that which relates to the debt burden". Steinmeier made the comments on Friday in Rome, at the foreign ministry, where he was meeting with his Italian counterpart Emma Bonino.

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