Salvini rejects far-right tag on eve of Euroskeptic rally

Politico (EU) | May 17, 2019 at 1:58 PM
  • On the eve of hosting a major Euroskeptic election rally, Italian populist leader Matteo Salvini rejected an accusation from his coalition partners that his party’s shift to the far right is causing tensions across the country.
  • Salvini, leader of the League party and Italy’s interior minister, plans to use the Milan rally as a springboard to success in next week’s European Parliament election.
  • Parties that have signed up to the group include Le Pen’s National Rally, the Alternative for Germany and Austria’s governing Freedom Party.