Five Star Movement

EU Establishment Praises Unpopular Leftist Italian Government

Several European Union establishment figures have praised the new, broadly unpopular Italian government saying it will be more “pro Europe.” Former European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker approved of the new coalition between the Five Star Movement (M5S) and the leftist

Italys Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (R) greets President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker upon his arrival for their meeting at Palazzo Chigi on April 2, 2019 in Rome. (Photo by Filippo MONTEFORTE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)