Grillo tells Farage 'we're rebels with a cause'

'Could be fun causing trouble in Europe' says UKIP leader

(see related) (ANSA) - Rome, May 28 - Beppe Grillo, the leader of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement told the leader of the Euroskeptic UKIP Nigel Farage "we are rebels with a cause" at a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday. "We fight with a smile," added Grillo, according to a UKIP press release posted on Grillo's blog. The meeting between the two flamboyant Eurosceptics was held in a restaurant in the centre of Brussels, and according to the release, the pair agreed to meet again in the coming weeks after the "animated and friendly lunch". On Sunday Farage's party won the most votes in Britain, while Grillo's came in second in Italy, failing to outdo the ruling PD as he had predicted.
    According to the release, both Grillo and Farage agreed to immediately begin discussions to form a new EP group. "If it works, it would be wonderful to see the ranks of citizens grow on our side," said Farage.
    "If we can reach an agreement, we could have fun causing a lot of trouble in Brussels".


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