Renzi has 'ambitions for Europe and Italy' says EC
Europe expresses great hopes for new PM26 February, 14:39
Renzi said at a meeting with local government representatives in Treviso, northern Italy, that the country needs to show leadership in the European Union and push for a new path based on promoting employment and economic growth after years of austerity policies promoted by Berlin. No meetings have yet been scheduled in Brussels between EC President José Barroso and Renzi. The spokesman noted that Barroso would in any case be outside Brussels for prior institutional commitments.