Salvini calls Renzi a 'worm'(2)

Heated views on immigrant crisis erupt in verbal barbs

(ANSA) - Rome, September 7 - Matteo Salvini, leader of anti-immigrant, anti-euro Northern League party, on Monday said of Premier Matteo Renzi, "a prime minister who uses a child for his electoral campaign is a worm," speaking on Italian morning talk show Mattino 5.
    "It's squalid to insult someone who asks for certain rules," Salvini said.
    On Sunday, Renzi, leader of the centre-left Democratic Party (PD), told an audience at a political rally that in the immigration crisis, "it's not the PD against the right, it's humans against beasts".
    Renzi also showed a picture of Aylan, the Syrian child who was found last week washed up on a Turkish beach after having drowned in a Mediterranean crossing with his family.
    Salvini on Sunday responded on Twitter to Renzi's comment by referring to Renzi as an "incompetent blabbermouth" who's "afraid, nervous, insults millions of Italians".
    "I'm a beast because I defend Italians? Ok then, I'm a beast. Renzi illegal immigrant," Salvini tweeted.


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