Giuseppe Conte

Europe introduces lockdown on Christmas

Italy has ordered a nationwide lockdown over much of the Christmas and New Year period in an effort to combat a rise in coronavirus cases, BBC writes in the article Covid: Italy latest European country to order Christmas lockdown. The country will be under "red-zone" restrictions over the public holidays, with non-essential shops, restaurants and bars closed, and Italians only allowed to travel for work, health and emergency reasons. Limited home visits will be allowed

EU gets stuck in dead end

European Union leaders were locked in intense negotiations on Saturday evening in an attempt to save a summit on the terms of a €750bn pandemic recovery fund from an acrimonious end as the debate over the bloc’s financial …

Lavrov holds meeting with Italian PM Conte

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Rome. Lavrov conveyed to the Italian premier best wishes from Russian President Vladimir Putin. …

Italian PM assesses importance of G20 summits

Summits of G20 leaders cannot always bring about groundbreaking results, but the forum provides a unique opportunity for holding important discussions, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said. "G20 is an …