Northern League leader, bucked by polls, asks to see Renzi

Salvini says Italy's emergencies 'can't be solved with tweets'

(ANSA) - Rome, November 13 - Northern League leader Matteo Salvini, emboldened by opinion polls suggesting he is seen by Italians as the new leader of the centre right, on Friday demanded an urgent meeting with Premier Matteo Renzi to discuss Italy's problems.
    "One can't work on emergencies just with tweets," Salvini told the Quotidiano Nazionale (QN) newspaper.
    "First there is agriculture, then security, immigration and the (city) councils must close their accounts by the end of the year.
    "I want a meeting quickly".
    Speaking about his leadership role, Salvini added "nobody believed it would happen, but instead ... it is a great responsibility, but we are only at the start". "I say to our allies - we are equal shareholders with the same dignity".


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