EU must respond to 'sense of anti-politics' says Renzi
Likens France's National Front to 'protest' votes in Italy24 March, 18:30
He went on to call the National Front's wins in France "significant," likening them to recent "protest" votes in Italy.
Last year the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) roared to second place in national elections. Its refusal to ally with other parties forced the government to a grinding halt that lasted for two months. Groups like the M5S and the right-wing Northern League are expected to do well at European Parliament elections in May.