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In Italy, Meloni and Salvini embraced and made a surprise appearance in parliament amid a tense episode.

In Italy, Meloni and Salvini embraced and made a surprise appearance in parliament amid a tense episode.

TIZIANA FABI / AFP In March 2023 Giorgia Meloni and Matteo Salvini showed their unity in the Parliament on March 20, 2024, although they were separated on many issues.

TIZIANA FABI / AFP

In March 2023 Giorgia Meloni and Matteo Salvini showed their unity in the Parliament on March 20, 2024, although they were separated on many issues.

International – At least apparently, bury the hatchet. Far-right Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and her transport minister Matteo Salvini hugged each other as they reunited in parliament this Wednesday, March 20, while the executive piled up episodes of tension.

The embrace took place in front of the Italian delegation, who smiled. “Don't Exaggerate Your Expression in Church” Italia Viva party MP Mauro del Barba (centre left) launched, the daily says Corriera della Sera. “A kiss, a kiss!” »He released David Farron from the same party.

Earlier in the day, the absence of Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini did not go unnoticed in the Senate. Georgia Meloni was due to address the next European Council. Officially, Matteo Salvini is already engaged elsewhere, the channel reports La7.

Differences of opinion about Putin

The excuse is well-spoken as tensions between Italy's Fratelli Party government leader and his far-right ally in the Northern League have risen in recent weeks. Main point of contention: the war in Ukraine. Meloni supports Q, Salvini is an admirer of Vladimir Putin.

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Tensions crystallized with Matteo Salvini's comments on the Russian president's re-election on Sunday. Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani announced on X that the election in Russia had not taken place. Not Free or Regular »Matteo Salvini hammered on Monday: “ Voting people are always right. » After a while, the minister replied: “Foreign policy is decided by the External Affairs Minister. »

This Wednesday, the executive wants to show a united front. Seated next to each other in the House of Representatives, Meloni, Tajani and Salvini greeted, kissed, smiled and exchanged a few words. During his speech then, the Prime Minister assured that there is no tension within the government. Whether this is true will be revealed in the next few days.

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