The chamber of deputies of the Italian Parliament on Wednesday after the Senate passed a resolution in support of extending the state of emergency in the country in connection with the pandemic COVID-19.
As in the case with the upper house of the legislature, the necessity of extending measures illustrated personally by the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte. Speaking Wednesday morning to the deputies, he called the extension of state of emergency "is inevitable and in some respects a mandatory choice."
The Italian Senate on Tuesday upheld the extension of state of emergency in the country in connection with the pandemic COVID-19. A proposal to extend the measures for combating coronavirus and to rebuild the country after the epidemic in the upper house was made by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
He called the extension of the emergency mode is required primarily because the data of the Scientific-technical Committee established by the Italian government, "show that the virus continues to circulate". In addition, the Prime Minister stressed that without the extension of state of emergency will lapse a current government Directive that contain the spread of coronavirus in fact be impossible.
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte suggested the national Parliament to extend until October a state of emergency in the country in connection with the pandemic COVID-19.
The decision on the introduction of a six months emergency regime in order to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Council of Ministers of Italy adopted on 31 January after the detection of the first cases of the disease among foreign tourists in the national territory.
Italy is satisfied with the agreement on the outcome of the EU summit, which will get 209 billion euros from the Foundation for economic recovery, said Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
"This is a historic moment for Europe and Italy. Vision and determination with which we pursued this goal were rewarded," he said at a morning press conference.
The Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte said that EU leaders, leading the protracted negotiations at a summit in Brussels have to reach agreement on Sunday, as their migration is not beneficial to anyone.
Earlier it was reported that the EU leaders broke off negotiations on the creation of the anti-crisis Fund of the EU to support the economy, seriously affected by the fight against the spread of coronavirus, and formation of a multi-year EU budget, further discussion is expected on Sunday.
Germany, Italy and France are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions for violating an arms embargo in Libya, said in a joint statement the leaders of the three countries, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President of Emmanuel Macron respectively.
"We are ready to consider the imposition of sanctions in case of continued violations of the embargo at sea, on land or in the air," reads the statement released by the press service of the government of Germany.
Negotiations at the EU summit in Brussels are more complicated than anticipated, the situation was a stalemate, Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte.
The EU leaders on the second day of the summit in Brussels trying to find a common way out of the impasse in which they were before at the end of several rounds of negotiations and bilateral consultations on the package of European economic recovery after the crisis due to the coronavirus. Ahead of the summit the head of the European Council Charles Michel has published its proposals for recovery Fund and the multi-year budget plan of the EU, which should be agreed upon in one package. We are talking about a recovery plan of € 750 billion, 500 billion of which will be issued in the form of grants, and $ 250 in loans. All the Fund needs to be developed to 2026. Also at the summit discussed the financial plan of the EU 2021-2027 years 1,074 trillion euros.
Italy and Spain believe that the EU will be able in July to agree on the agreement on anti-crisis Fund, stated after the meeting in Madrid premiere of Pedro Sanchez and Giuseppe Conte.
"July is the month of the agreement. Must be the month of the agreement. We all have a responsibility to make sure that it was the month of the agreement," said Sanchez, commenting on the possibility of reaching agreement at the EU summit on July 17-18.
Italy always with infinite gratitude will remember the artistic genius of the composer Ennio Morricone, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.
Morricone died last night in Rome on 92-m to year of life. According to the will of his family, the funeral of the outstanding musician will be held in a strictly private form.
The head of the ruling in Tripoli, the national consensus Government (NTC) of Libya Fayez Sarraj and Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conti agreed to establish a Committee to monitor the return of Italian companies in Libya, said the Libyan TV channel "Libya al-Ahrar" after the talks.
As noted, the channel, Sarraj and Conti "agreed to form a Committee to monitor the return of Italian companies to resume their activities in Libya and the continued participation of Italy in the demining process".
Representatives of Prosecutor's office of Bergamo, about three hours talking with the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, who as a witness involved in the investigation around the actions of the authorities and a missed decision on the organization of the "red" quarantine zones in two towns in Lombardy in the beginning of the spread of coronavirus.
According to Italian media, a group of investigators arrived at the government Palace Chigi in Rome at half past nine in the morning. Subsequently to the residence of the Council of Ministers of Italy arrived the head of Ministry of internal Affairs and Ministry of health and Lamorgese Luciana and Roberto Speranza, which should also be available for investigators, as persons informed of the process adopted in the beginning of March decisions.
Italian prosecutors in Bergamo will hear the Prime Minister of the country, Giuseppe Conte in connection with the investigation around not taken by the authorities decision to organize the "red" quarantine zones in two towns in Lombardy in the beginning of the spread of coronavirus.
According to the newspaper Corriere della Sera, prosecutors should interrogate the Comte as a witness.. with him to communicate with investigators "as informed about the facts of the person" will be attracted by the interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese and Minister of health Roberto Speranza. In addition, prosecutors "want to hear the version of" two eminent experts in the field of the fight against the epidemic of coronavirus - President of the Higher Institute of health (ISS) Silvio Brusaferro and Walter Riccardi, adviser to the Minister of health.
The number of cases infected with coronavirus after a month after the cancellation of the first restrictions is reduced throughout Italy, said the country's Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte.
"The downward trend in infections is observed in all regions, from Lombardy to Sicily," he said on Wednesday during a special press conference.
Italy celebrates national Republic day without the traditional military parade in Rome, which this year was cancelled due to pandemic COVID-19.
The Republic day is set to commemorate the events of 2 June 1946, when during a national referendum on the form of government the majority of Italians voted for a Republic and eliminate monarchy which has the taint of collaboration with the fascist regime of Mussolini.