Italian PM sets conditions over rail link to defuse crisis

FILE PHOTO: Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte addresses the European Parliament during a debate in Strasbourg, France, February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler//File Photo

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s prime minister said on Saturday tenders for a high-speed rail link to France could not be finalised without explicit government approval, buying time to defuse a dispute within the ruling coalition over the project. The multibillion-euro TAV link (Treno Alta Velocita) is backed by Matteo Salvini’s League party but strongly opposed […]

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