Comments by European budget commissioner Gunther Oettinger
- New Italy plan must comply with European Union rules
- Cannot accept a draft budget from Italy that would violate all stability criteria
- Says Italy’s budget plans as a whole are dangerous for Italy and Eurozone
This is starting to get a little messy. There were talks yesterday about dialogue and Italian prime minister Conte said they will submit a new plan “within the next few hours”. A day later, and it looks like both sides are yet to communicate anything substantial.