Macron met Italian PM on Monday: Conte spokesman

Rome (AFP) – French President Emmanuel Macron met Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday to discuss the contentious issue of migrants ahead of a European summit in Brussels this week, Italian media said. 

The two leaders held a long meeting at a restaurant in Rome, Italian media said Tuesday, citing government sources. A spokesman for Conte confirmed to AFP that the meeting had taken place but did not give details.