Grillo mocks Italy's semester at head of EU

M5S sarcastically says it was a "fantastic" period

(See related) (ANSA) - Rome, January 13 - Beppe Grillo, leader of the maverick 5-Star Movement (M5S) mocked Italy's work during its six-month semester leading the European Union on Tuesday as the post formally ended. A sarcastic Grillo called the period "fantastic" and said that Italy accomplished "nothing" in fighting rising public debt at home and the loss of numerous businesses to recession. "The only improvement that there was during this period, was that life expectancy has been shortened," Grillo added sarcastically.
   

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