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Conte rejects Moscovici 'xenophobic' tag

PM refuses to comment on statements

(ANSA) - Assisi, October 4 - Premier Giuseppe Conte on Thursday rejected European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici's description of the Italian government as "Euroskeptic and xenophobic".
    Asked about the alleged xenophobia, Conte told reporters in Assisi "I read those and other statements but I won't even comment on xenophobia".
    "I won't comment on the xenophobia charge and I return it to sender.
    "I won't agree to talk about xenophobia in Italy with this government. The premises are not there".


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