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Milan payed host to far-right and anti-EU parties from 11 countries on Saturday (Photo: @legasalvini)

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Salvini hosts anti-EU 'summit', as old ghosts haunt party

Milan payed host to far-right and anti-EU parties from 11 countries on Saturday (Photo: @legasalvini)

"This is a historic moment to free the continent from the abusive occupation organised in Brussels for many years by traitors, such as Merkel, Macron, Soros, Juncker," Italian far-right League party leader Matteo Salvini said in Milan on Saturday (18 May).

"They have built a Europe of high finance and uncontrolled immigration", he added, while kissing a Roman Catholic cross which he was holding in his hand.

Salvini was referring to the German and French leaders, Angela Merkel and...

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Stefano Vergine is an Italian journalist who also writes for L'Espresso, a leading weekly news magazine.

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