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Renzi warns of 'unemployment emergency' in Italy

'We must revolutionize economy and regulatory system'

25 February, 17:48
Renzi warns of 'unemployment emergency' in Italy (see previous) (ANSA) - Rome, February 25 - Premier Matteo Renzi told the House there was an "unemployment emergency" in Italy after the European Commission on Tuesday forecast 12.6% joblessness in the country this year, which was higher than expected. "It's not just a number. We must respond with the courage to revolutionize the country's economic and regulatory systems," he said before a House confidence vote in his government.

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