World News: 08:49 GMT Sunday 2nd June 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
“There’s no doubt that damages negotiations with the European Commission,” Tria said in an interview with Italian daily Corriere della Sera. Tria was referring to a draft of the letter that included a reference to a welfare-spending cut. The controversy surrounding Italy’s response to EU concerns about the government’s economic policy is the latest example of friction between the squabbling populist allies, who have clashed repeatedly in their first year of governing on issues ranging from immigration to welfare spending.
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