Government crisis, reactions abroad. In the US they guarantee: ‘Italy remains a close partner’. The president of the Socialists in the EU: ‘worry’

There government crisis and the increasingly concrete perspective of a early voting they are followed closely even outside the Italian borders. Among the countries most attentive to the evolution of the situation in Rome there are certainly the United Statesone of the closest allies of Mario Draghi in the international field. A spokesperson for the White Houseshortly after the vote of confidence in the Senate, he wanted to emphasize that “the partnership with Italy is strong and we will continue to work closely together on a number of priority issues, including support for Ukraine against the aggression of Russia “, while specifying that he does not want to comment on domestic political issues but” supports and respects “the decisions of the country.

More worried tones come from Brusselsthe socialist side, where the Spanish president of the Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament Iratxe Garcia Perezhe manifested “worry for the evolution of the government crisis in Italy “. To then move on to the attack on the other groups of the Eurocamera: “I populists together with Ppe they are responsible for this situation ”.

There European Commissionas usually happens during events in individual Member States, does not want to comment on what is happening in Italy, even if, through the mouth of the spokesperson Eric Mamerremembers that “the president Ursula von der Leyen he has repeatedly emphasized the close and constructive cooperation with President Draghi and is looking forward to cooperating with the Italian authorities on European priorities and policies ”.

Reactions from the main international media also arrive. The Washington Post writes that “the Italian government split between grudges, when the main parties abstained from the vote of confidence and cast a hard blow to the premier Mario Draghi, leaving him no other option than to resign ”. According to the American newspaper, at this point “Italy’s future could be very different: it is very likely that the next government will put together a group of nationalist and center-right partiesincluding some who have had Eurosceptic and pro-Russian positions. In recent days, some politicians loyal to Draghi had warned that the Italian crisis was playing the game of the Russian president Vladimir Putin. But it is not clear what kind of approach the parties in power will take. Giorgia Meloniwhose nationalist party Brothers of Italy it is the most popular in the country and the only opposition group, has loudly supported Ukraine against Russia ”.

For the French newspaper Le Mondethe government is close to implosion after the defections of three parties ”during the vote of confidence in the Senate. “After his resignation last week, the Italian prime minister said he was ready to stay in office if the coalition was reunited – they write – But Forza Italia, Lega and Movimento 5 Stelle announced today the non-participation in the vote of confidence”.

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